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Court Summary - at a glance
- Take reasonable steps to ensure that a site where a notifiable event occurs is not disturbed until authorised by an inspector.
- As soon as possible after becoming aware that a notifiable event has arisen out of the conduct of the business or undertaking, ensure the regulator is notified of the event.
The defendant did not preserve the scene or notify WorkSafe of the notifiable event. A member of the public who witnessed the crane collapse called WorkSafe. The defendant arranged for the removal and replacement of the collapsed crane overnight and recommenced work at the site.