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Prosecution Details

Defendant Mainline Equity Pty Ltd
Trading Name Not Applicable
Section 19(3)(b)
Regulation Not Applicable
Offence Date On or after 25 May 1997
Description of Breach(es)

Being an employer of a person who suffered an injury as a result of an accident occurring at a workplace on 14 May 1997, which injury was of a kind prescribed in regulation 2.4(1)(e) of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996, made under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984, failed to notify the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner forthwith of the accident.

Background Details

A load being lifted by an excavator struck the employee as it was being swung around at a worksite. The employee received hip and back injuries and was off work for approximately six weeks.

The defendant did not report the accident until some six weeks after the accident occurred.

A plea of guilty was entered.

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 23 Oct 1997
Court Perth Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $1,000
Costs $225.50
Charge Number 74409/97