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Is your construction site safe? Don’t compromise worker’s safety!



A $30,000 fine has been issued to construction company, Hezem Pty Ltd, after they pleaded guilty to breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act by failing to provide their employees with a safe work environment.

ATTENTION ALL BUSINESS OWNERS


A $30,000 fine has been issued to construction company, Hezem Pty Ltd, after they pleaded guilty to breaching the Occupational Health and Safety Act by failing to provide their employees with a safe work environment.


Inspectors told the court that the workers were in and around a large trench that had been excavated under the corner of the house. The wall of the building was also clearly showing signs of failure with a large crack running through the brickwork. The investigation found that these working conditions created an unsafe and potentially hazardous environment for the employees.


This failure was discovered after the launch of Operation SafeSite, a 12 month campaign to promote safety on construction which puts the spotlight on traffic management, public protection, mobile plant, site supervision and working in excavations and near powerlines.

Inspectors have said that the Hezem Pty Ltd investigation has highlighted the need for employers to understand their rights, obligations and responsibilities for workplace injury rehabilitation and compensation.

ABOUT WHS SOLUTIONS


Don’t let this be your company! If you are worried or unsure about how compliant your company is with workplace health and safety regulations, just 20 minutes with an experienced WHS consultant you can learn if your company is covered and how you can improve. The team at WHS Solutions has combined experience of over 132 years and works with companies all over Western Australia.


WHS Solutions is an outsourced team of health and safety consultants, we work side-by-side with you manage your occupational health and safety systems with our WHSS Safety System. Our highly trained team of consultants provide assessment and certification to meet all our applicable workplace health and safety regulations. This ensures that your employees are fully covered and working in the safety possible environment.


Enlisting WHS Solutions to manage your occupational health and safety is the smartest way to avoid not only workplace incidents but also big money losses.


For more information regarding WHS Solutions, please contact:

Email: enquiries@yoursafetysolutions.com.au
Telephone: 08 9427 1788
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