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Court Summary - at a glance
- Ensured that an effective risk and hazard assessment was undertaken and the appropriate controls were implemented in respect of storage, stacking and de-stacking of steel pipes;
- Developed and implemented appropriate safe working methods and procedures;
- Conducted regular monitoring of stored stacked material in order to ensure it was stacked and stored safely;
- Ensured workers were provided with adequate information, training and supervision in respect to safe stacking, loading and unloading of steel pipe.
For consequential loss: $62,424 (comprising $12,424 for direct losses and $50,00 for the loss of pecuniary benefit from deceased husband’s income) (paid outside of Court)