QLD: Engineering Firm Fined for Apprentice’s Injuries

Reported by Julia | 20 Mar, 2010

An engineering company has been fined $50,000 by the Brisbane Industrial Magistrate’s Court over an injury sustained by a 17-year-old apprentice. The firm pleaded guilty on Thursday to failing in its workplace health and safety obligations. On 29 August 2008, the young man was working at a Paget workshop in Michelmore Street, when he was …