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. …