|Defendant||Neocorp Pty Ltd|
|Trading Name||Not Applicable|
|Section||22(1)(a) and 22(4)|
|Offence Date||Friday, 4 July 1997|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Being a person who had control of a workplace where persons who were not its employees worked, failed to take such measures as were practicable to ensure that the workplace was such that persons who were at the workplace were not exposed to hazards.
Sub-contractors, including concrete layers, were exposed to the hazards of falling down unguarded stairwells and through penetrations in the concrete slab and scaffolding.
It was considered practicable for the defendant to have erected guarding around a stairwell, to have meshed the penetrations in the concrete slab and to have covered the penetrations in the scaffolding.
The defendant pleaded guilty. The penalty was imposed under section 22(4) of the Act.
|Conviction Date||30 Jun 1999|
|Court||Perth Court of Petty Sessions|