|Offender||James Lawrence Valentine|
|Charge||Charge Number||Offence Date||Date Convicted||Regulation||Section||Penalty Provision||Penalty Imposed||Date Sentenced|
|1||Unknown at time of publication||26 June 2007||16th November 2009||3.117(2)||1.16(2)(a)(i)||$500.00||16th November 2009|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Performed class 2 demolition work whilst not being issued with a licence to do class 1 or class 2 demolition work and that work was not done in accordance with the conditions of the issued licence: contrary to regulations 3.117(2) and 1.16 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996.
Gunns Limited ("Gunns") operated a saw mill at 9620 South Western Highway, Yarloop. Part of that saw mill included a disused planing shed. The shed was less than 10 metres high although it was approximately 135 metres long and 24 metres wide. Gunns no longer required the use of this shed and contracted to have it demolished.
Gunns contracted with the Accused and a second person to perform the demolition of the shed. The Accused and the second person undertook to demolish the shed in exchange for whatever monies they could raise by salvaging the demolished shed.
The Accused and the second person were observed by a WorkSafe Inspector demolishing the already partially demolished planing shed on 26 June 2007. The Accused neither had a class 1 or class 2 demolition licence required to perform the demolition of the planing shed.
Plead Guilty (Spent Conviction)
|Court||Magistrate's Court of Western Australia - Harvey|
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