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Prosecution Details

Defendant Manita Holdings Pty Ltd
Trading Name Redline Transport Systems
Regulation 4.54(2)
Offence Date Between 6 to 20 October 1996
Description of Breach(es)

Being the main contractor at a workplace where there is a crane failed to ensure that the crane, with registration number B13442, was not used as an amusement structure, whether or not for payment or reward.

Background Details

A trapeze artist on three occasions was lifted by the mobile crane and suspended in the air to enable her to perform her trapeze act.

The Magistrate commented that the practice of using a crane as an amusement device should be discouraged.

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 16 Oct 1997
Court Perth Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $5,000
Costs $83.50
Charge Number 73167/97