H Hassarati and Co Pty Ltd (Hassarati) was a demolition and excavation company and BU Hazardous Material and Demolition Pty Ltd (BU Hazardous) was an asbestos and general demolition company, both based in Sydney. The companies were part of the major redevelopment of the Stockland Shopping Centre in Merrylands.
The investigation found:
Both companies were charged with breaches to the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000.
BU Hazardous was convicted and fined $300,000 and its director Bo Ung was convicted and fined $30,000. Hassarati was convicted and fined $175,000 and its director Paul John Hassarati was convicted and fined $7,500.
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