|Defendant||Alora Holdings Pty Ltd|
|Offence Date||Between 26 April 2001 and 13 August 2001|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Being an employer at a workplace where there was powered mobile plant, namely a forklift, and there was a risk that plant could overturn, failed, as far as was practicable, to limit the risk by the provision of an appropriate combination of operator protective devices, namely, a seat belt or restraint.
The defendant operates a fresh produce growing business in Baldivis. A WorkSafe Inspector inspected the premises and observed a forklift vehicle that was not fitted with a seat belt. The Inspector issued the employer with a improvement notice. When the premises was inspected by a WorkSafe Inspector at a later date, they observed that the same forklift vehicle was still not fitted with a seat belt.
The defendant pleaded guilty.
|Conviction Date||11 Apr 2003|
|Court||Rockingham Court of Petty Sessions|