Feb 6th 2023
Queensland roofing company, supervisor, fined over roof plunge
A Queensland roofing company and its supervisor have recently pleaded guilty to workplace safety breaches after a worker sustained multiple injuries in a roof fall.
The worker fell about seven metres from a warehouse roof onto a concrete floor in September 2020.
The Richlands Magistrates Court ordered the company to pay a $50,000 fine, while the supervisor was fined $5,000 for failing to protect a worker from falls.
The court was told investigations revealed that the employer did not put measures in place to prevent a fall.
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