|Trading Name||Capital Demolition & Earthmoving|
|Offence Date||Friday, 9 May 2003|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Did class 1 demolition work, namely work comprising the total or partial demolition of a building and involving the use of load shifting equipment on a suspended floor, without being issued with a licence under the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 made under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 to do class 1 demolition work; contrary to Regulation 3.117(1) of the Regulations.
The defendant was engaged to do demolition work at Manning.
On 9 May 2003 the defendant and one of his employees performed demolition work at the site that involved partial demolition of a building and the use of load shifting equipment on a concrete slab at the first floor level, approximately 3m above the ground.
Demolition work that comprises the total or partial demolition of a building or structure and involving the use load shifting equipment on a suspended floor is class 1 work as defined in regulation 3.114 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996.
A search of WorkSafe records shows that neither the defendant nor any of the employees found on the site held the necessary class 1 demolition licence to carry out the work.
The defendant pleaded guilty.
|Conviction Date||27 Aug 2004|
|Court||Perth Court of Petty Sessions|