|Defendant||James Rodney Newell|
|Trading Name||Leo's Radiators and Air Conditioning|
|Offence Date||Monday, 13 August 2001|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Being an employer, failed to provide and maintain, so far as was practicable, a workplace in which its employees were not exposed to hazards.
The defendant operated a vehicle radiator repair business in Bellevue.
Upon inspection of the premises, WorkSafe Inspectors found that there were loose hanging electrical leads and a live light switch that had exposed wiring. As a result of the state of the roof, electrical wiring and installations were observed to be exposed to water. Inspectors observed water running along the electrical wiring.
The defendant pleaded guilty.
|Conviction Date||17 Jun 2003|
|Court||Perth Court of Petty Sessions|