Construction Company Fined $580 for Two Safety Offences
During a workplace inspection, an Occupational Health Officer observed three workers on a roof who weren’t in compliance with the OHS regulations. The construction company pleaded guilty to two safety violations: failing to ensure that workers used a fall protection system where they could fall three metres or more and failing to provide and/or require workers to use appropriate protective headwear. The court fined the company $580 [Cory Luthi Construction, Govt. News Release, Aug. 27, 2013].