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Court Summary - at a glance
- Follow its written policies and procedures for new assignments relating to the cleaning and disinfecting work at farms identified in the Biosecurity Response to the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak;
- Ensure its workers are provided with adequate training, information and personal protective equipment;
- Complete an inspection (or similar) to ensure its workers are undertaking their task safely;
- Consulted, co-operated and co-ordinated activities with AsureQuality Limited about a safe system of work for the cleaning and disinfecting work.
On 17 May 2018 a group of OneStaff workers were cleaning a shed at Southern Dairies Centre Farm using a sodium hydroxide-based cleaner called X-Clean DOO AWAY. Seven of the workers suffered minor or superficial burns as a result of contact with the product. Five were taken to hospital to receive treatment.