Pearling company pleads guilty over worker injury

Reported by Haydee | 15 Jun, 2012

A pearling company was fined $10,000 on Thursday after pleading guilty over the serious injury of its worker. A cook onboard a pearling vessel fell two metres from a roof onto the lower deck in September 2011. According to investigation, the vessel was docked during low tide and was being re-supplied for an upcoming voyage. …

Scaffolding company fined after worker sustained fall injuries

Reported by Haydee | 09 May, 2012

A scaffolding company has been fined $22,000 over an incident in which a worker was injured when he fell through an insufficiently protected void on a construction site. The company pleaded guilty to failing to provide a safe work environment causing serious injuries to the worker. The scaffolding company was fined in the Perth Magistrates …