|Defendant||David William Walling|
|Offence Date||Thursday, 27 July 2000|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Performed prescribed work, namely scaffolding where a person or object could fall more than four meters from the scaffolding, when he did not hold a certificate of competency that he was required by the National Occupational Health and Safety Certification Standard for Users and Operators of Industrial Equipment [NOHSC: 1006 (1995)] to hold to perform that work.
The defendant was employed as a construction foreman by a building company who was constructing multi-storey residential units in Scarborough.
On 27 July 2000 the defendant, with the assistance of a labourer employed by the building company, erected scaffolding from the ground level to the top floor of a couple of units, a height of approximately 5 metres. The defendant did not hold a certificate of competency as required by the National Occupational Health and Safety Certification Standard for Users and Operators of Industrial Equipment [NOHSC: 1006 (1995)].
A WorkSafe Inspector inspected the scaffolding that had been erected by the defendant and found it to be deficient in a number of respects.
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
|Conviction Date||01 Mar 2002|
|Court||Perth Court of Petty Sessions|