19/11/2007 - 13:50

Vital Metals subsidiary to defend workplace safety charges

19/11/2007 - 13:50

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A subsidiary of Subiaco-based Vital Metals Ltd, North Queensland Tungsten Pty Ltd, has received a summons alleging breaches of workplace safety laws following a fatality last year at its Watershed Tungsten project.

A subsidiary of Subiaco-based Vital Metals Ltd, North Queensland Tungsten Pty Ltd, has received a summons alleging breaches of workplace safety laws following a fatality last year at its Watershed Tungsten project.

The charges arise following the death of a contractor as a result of a loader rolling on October 27 last year.

The company denies the allegations and will defend the proceedings.

 

 

The full text of a company announcement is pasted below

Vital Metals Ltd (ASX: VML) advises that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary North Queensland Tungsten Pty Ltd has today received a summons alleging breaches under the Queensland Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999 following a fatality at the Watershed site on 27 October 2006. The company strongly denies the allegations contained in the summons and will defend the proceedings.

STANDING BY BUSINESS. TRUSTED BY BUSINESS.

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