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Lack of supervision critical in fatal incident

The Case

DPP v Pipecon Pty Ltd (2021)

Pipecon Pty Ltd is a civil construction company in Ballarat, Victoria.

On 14 February 2018, Pipecon started work at a site to construct a main trunk sewer system (the project). The project included trenching, pipe-laying and manhole installation. The project required Pipecon’s employees to work in and around excavated trenches and manhole pits.

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