|Offender||Bradley Robert Festa|
|Charge||Charge Number||Offence Date||Date Convicted||Regulation||Section||Penalty Provision||Penalty Imposed||Date Sentenced|
|1||Unknown at time of publication||7 April 2008||10th March 2011||4.54(12) 4.54(4)||1.16(2)(a)(i)||$2,500.00||10th March 2011|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Being a responsible person at a workplace failed to ensure that a hoist at the workplace was operated in accordance with regulation 4.54(4) of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 made under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984; contrary to regulation 4.54(4) of the Regulations.
The Accused was a self-employed person, contracted to help complete the exterior metal flashing of a building under construction at a workplace in CanningVale.
On 7 April 2008 a WorkSafe Inspector attended the workplace and observed the Accused along with a fellow worker, operating a boom supported elevated work platform without wearing a safety harness, exposing them to the risk of a fall of approximately 8 metres.
The Accused had been issed a Prohibition Notice previously on 17 September 2007 for a similar breach of not wearing a safety harness whilst in a boom-type elevated work platform.
|Court||Magistrates Court of Western Australia - Armadale|
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