VIC: Firm’s Tripled Fine to Serve as Deterrent

Reported by Admin | 13 May, 2010

WorkSafe says a health and safety fine which has been nearly tripled on appeal serves to warn Victorian workplaces that endangering workers needlessly can have severe consequences. The Dandenong Magistrates Court convicted a metal fabrication company, with a corresponding fine of $25,000. The Director of Public Prosecutions appealed the matter to the County Court. The …