|Defendant||Lincoln Constructions (WA) Pty Ltd|
|Trading Name||Not Applicable|
|Offence Date||Wednesday, 14 October 1998|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Being the main contractor at a workplace at which demolition work which involved the use of a scaffold was being done, failed to ensure that the scaffold was a heavy duty scaffold that met the requirements of AS/NZS 1576.1.
The defendant was undertaking demolition work and several workers were using the scaffold which was approximately 3 metres in height but not in compliance with the legislative requirements for the task being undertaken.
The scaffolding was approximately 675mm in width thus failing to meet the minimum width of 900mm as required by the regulations.
The scaffold did not in all situations have toeboards, guardrails or a safe means of access, contrary to the relevant standard, namely AS 1576.1.
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
|Conviction Date||18 Aug 1999|
|Court||Perth Court of Petty Sessions|