1 min read

Company director found personally liable for safety incident

The Case

WorkSafe WA v VDM Engineering (2022)

VDM Engineering engaged a transport company to deliver four 12-metre steel pipes weighing 1.1 tonnes each. While the semi-trailer was being unloaded, one of the steel pipes rolled off the forklift tines, pinning the truck driver against a nearby wall.

Subscribe to the Health & Safety Bulletin

From the experts behind the Health & Safety Handbook, the Bulletin brings you the latest work health and safety news, legal updates, case law and practical advice straight to your inbox every week.

Sending confirmation email...
Great! Now check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription.
Please enter a valid email address!