QLD: Recycling Firm Fined as Sweeper Gets Run Over

Reported by Julia | 22 Oct, 2010

The Brisbane Industrial Magistrates Court has fined a recycling company over a vehicle-related accident that claimed the life of an employee. The Mackay company has been fined $120,000 after pleading guilty to a breach of section 24(1) of the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995, having failed to ensure workplace safety. The court was told …