Construction company Proline Building – Commercial Pty Ltd recently entered into an enforceable undertaking with a total expenditure of $184,900 following an incident in which a plasterer suffered serious injuries when he fell approximately 3.6 metres through a suspended ceiling after one of the plywood sheets gave way.
It is alleged Proline Building – Commercial contravened section 19(1) and 32 of the WorkHealthandSafetyAct2011.
As part of the undertaking, activities Proline Building – Commercial will undertake include:
a workplace program that improves project completion and handover procedure
updating and improving the business’s current mental health safe working guides and training
(in collaboration with the Master Builders Association), developing and distributing an industry-wide safety guide and training for working safely in ceiling voids
supplying safety equipment and conducting work, health and safety training for participants in the BackTrack regional community program