QLD: Construction Firm Fined as Grader Runs Over Worker

Reported by Julia | 25 Oct, 2010

The Cairns Industrial Magistrates Court has fined a civil construction company over a grader accident in Atherton. The company pleaded guilty to a breach of section 24(1) of the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995, having failed to ensure workplace safety. On August 2009, a 26-year old soil tester suffered abdomen and pelvis injuries after …