VIC: Education Dept Fined over MetalWork Breaches

Reported by Julia | 08 Nov, 2010

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) has been brought to court by WorkSafe Victoria over injuries sustained by two secondary school students in metalwork classes. At Melbourne County Court, the department pleaded guilty to breaching Section 23 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and was fined $60,000. The charges were in …