QLD: Concrete Firm Prosecuted for Unsafe Scaffold

Reported by Julia | 29 Oct, 2010

A concrete pumping company has been fined $37,500 after a worker sustained injuries while in a 2009 construction accident. The Townsville-based company pleaded guilty to breaching section 24(1) of the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995, having failed to ensure workplace safety. The Townsville Industrial Magistrates Court was told a worker suffered broken ribs, severe …