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Prosecution Details

Defendant Quality Bakers Australia Limited
Trading Name Buttercup Bakeries
Section 19(3)(b)
Regulation Not Applicable
Offence Date On or from 18 August 1995
Description of Breach(es)

Failing to forthwith notify the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner of an injury to an employee as specified in regulation 201(1)(e).

Background Details

On 3 August 1995 the injured employee hurt her lower back, while attempting to remove a crate, filled with bread, from the top of the stack and lower to the floor. Due to the injury sustained the worker was off work for eight weeks.

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 17 Jun 1997
Court Perth Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $1,000
Costs $34.50
Charge Number Not available