|Defendant||ACK Proprietary Limited|
|Trading Name||Not applicable|
|Offence Date||Friday, 31 March 2000|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Being the person in charge of a workplace failed to ensure that the workplace was maintained in such clean condition as was necessary to avoid hazards to persons at the workplace.
The defendant was constructing a two-storey nursing home in Joondalup.
On 31 May 2000 a WorkSafe Inspector arrived on site and observed building debris scattered under and between erected scaffolding, over access stairways, in passageways and adjacent to the scaffolding access ladders. The debris constituted a tripping hazard for workers at the site.
Similar debris had been noticed on two previous site visists. An improvement notice relating to site debris had been issued on one of those occasions.
The defendant pladed guilty.
|Conviction Date||20 Dec 2000|
|Court||Joondalup Court of Petty Sessions|