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Prosecution Details

Defendant Silent Vector
Trading Name Sizer Builders
Section 22(1)(a)
Offence Date Saturday, 30 October 1999
Description of Breach(es)

Being a person who had control of a workplace where persons who were not his employees worked, failed to take such measures as were practicable to ensure that the workplace was such that persons who were at the workplace wer not exposed to hazards.

Background Details

The defendant operated a building company.

On 3 October 1999 a WorkSafe Inspector inspected a construction site in Claremont and observed persons working on a roof, approximately six metres above the ground with no edge/fall protection, scaffold or harnesses in use at the site. The workers at the site were at risk of falls from height.

The defendant pleaded not guilty.

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 12 Mar 2003
Court Perth Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $2,500
Costs $2,000
Charge Number 35625/02