Strata Build Pty Limited and its director were both prosecuted for breaches of the OH&S Act, Strata Build for failing to ensure the health and safety at work of an employee and the director pursuant to the deeming provisions that render a person concerned in the management of a corporation liable to prosecution for the same offence.
Strata Build Pty Limited operates a painting business. An employee of the company was undertaking painting work at an apartment complex. He was working on an extension ladder without harnesses or fall protection painting the external surfaces of apartment. The extension ladder was used to access the balcony of the second floor and as the employee got close to the top of the ladder, the ladder started to move and became unsteady and the employee fell and his injuries proved to be fatal.
There was no risk assessment carried out in relation to the use of an extension ladder.
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