A construction company in Perth was fined $65,000 and ordered to pay costs of more than $8000 following an incident involving an assembled street light which came too close to high-voltage power lines near a Shell service station. The company pleaded guilty in the Perth Magistrates Court for failing to provide workers with a safe workplace. Although fortunately no workers were injured, the neglect of safety could have resulted in extreme injuries or deaths and it was for this reason that the fine was so heavy.
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