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Court Summary - at a glance
- Implement an effective health and safety system which systematically identified and managed hazards, including terrain;
- Ensure that the quad bike is safe for use including that the spray unit is correctly mounted as per spray unit’s and manufacturer’s instructions;
- Ensure that employees wear an approved quad bike helmet; and
- Implement an effective Working Alone policy.
On the day of the incident, a farmhand employed by the Defendant was found deceased under the quad bike.