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Prosecution Details

Defendant Karata Holdings Pty Ltd
Trading Name Not Applicable
Section 19(3)(b)
Regulation Not Applicable
Offence Date Tuesday, 7 March 1995
Description of Breach(es)

Failing to forthwith report an accident occurring at a workplace to the Commissioner as specified in regulation 201(1)(e).

Background Details

On 7 March 1995 the (injured) employee was lifting rubbish bins, bottles and food scraps into a dumper bin. Whilst lifting one of the rubbish bags into the dumper bin he struck his elbow on a steel lug on the dumper bin which caused him to fall onto a shopping trolley. He damaged nerves in his left arm and broke one rib.

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 22 Apr 1997
Court Port Hedland Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $500
Costs $34.50
Charge Number PH691/97