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Prosecution Details

Defendant The Roof and Wall Doctor Pty Ltd
Regulation 3.55(2)
Offence Date Thursday, 9 May 2002
Description of Breach(es)

Being the main contractor at a workplace, failed to ensure that edge protection was provided and kept in place or a fall injury prevention system was provided when there was a risk that a person could fall 3 metres or more from an edge at the workplace.

Background Details

The defendant was engaged to do re-roofing work at a factory in O'Connor. The re-roofing involved removing 3600 m2 of asbestos cement roofing and replacement of the roof with zincalume roofing material.

The defendant pleaded guilty.

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 25 Aug 2003
Court Fremantle Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $2,000
Costs $177.70
Charge Number FR6987/03