Among the many claims, it’s alleged the racing membership failed to make sure its sand trails had been protected to make use of.
Saloon Park Pty Ltd has additionally been charged with failing to make sure its workers didn’t journey the sand trails observe at the hours of darkness.
“The membership has been charged with three alleged breaches of part 23(1) of the Occupational Well being and Security Act for failing to make sure, so far as fairly practicable, folks apart from workers weren’t uncovered to dangers to their well being and security,” WorkSafe mentioned in a press release on Monday.
“It was additionally charged with three alleged breaches of part 26(1) of the OHS Act for failing to make sure the office was protected and with out dangers to well being.
“Saloon Park has been charged with one depend every of failing to supply a system of labor that was, as far as fairly practicable, protected and with out dangers to well being underneath part 21(2)(a) of the OHS Act and failing to make sure the office was protected and with out dangers to well being underneath part 26(1) of the Act.”
A racing trade supply informed The Age the sand trails at Cranbourne are now not open to be used outdoors of sunlight hours because of Claridge’s demise.
Racing Victoria wouldn’t remark additional on the WorkSafe costs on Monday.
“We word the fees issued by WorkSafe in opposition to the Cranbourne Turf Membership and Saloon Park Pty Ltd,” a Racing Victoria spokesman mentioned.
“Because the matter is now earlier than the Courts it will be inappropriate for Racing Victoria to touch upon these costs.
“Mikaela was a preferred younger rider who’s significantly missed by many throughout the trade. Our ideas stay together with her household and mates.”
Cranbourne Turf Membership launched a press release within the fast aftermath of Claridge’s demise, saying it will help with a WorkSafe investigation.
“WorkSafe have commenced an investigation into the incident and the Membership will afford them each assist in doing so,” the membership’s chief government Neil Bainbridge mentioned on the time.
Cranbourne Turf Membership has been contacted for remark.
A submitting listening to is listed on the Melbourne Magistrates Courtroom on March 17.
Damien Ractliffe is the Chief Racing Reporter for The Age.