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Prosecution Details

Defendant AA Sandblasting (WA) Pty Ltd
Trading Name Not Applicable
Regulation 4.54(3)(a)
Offence Date Tuesday, 4 February 1997
Description of Breach(es)

Being an employer of a workplace where there was a crane, namely a non-slewing tractor crane with a capacity of greater than 3 tonne, failed to ensure that the crane was operated in accordance with Australian Standard 2550.1-1993.

Background Details

A 6 tonne mobile crane was being used by an employee of AA Sandblasting. This employee was not a certificated operator of the crane as required by regulation 6.3. An improvement notice was issued requiring the employer to require a certificated operator to operate the crane.

A guilty plea was entered.

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Outcome Summary Convicted
Conviction Date 13 Jan 1998
Court Perth Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $500
Costs $86.50
Charge Number 5740/98