In a recent decision of the Magistrates Court, Perry v OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd [2014] SAIRC 8 (14 March 2014), OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd (OneSteel) pleaded guilty to a breach of the Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare Act 1986 (SA), and has been convicted and fined $56,250 (after a 25% discount for its early guilty plea, cooperation and contrition), for failing to maintain a 30 year old six level heavy goods lift in a safe condition so far as was reasonably practicable.  OneSteel had in place a number of maintenance procedures aimed at keeping the lift in a safe condition, including a service agreement for bi-monthly inspections and servicing, a monthly internal inspection and maintenance regime, and an internal break down or defect repair service.  A decision was made to replace the lift but this decision was not given a high priority because of the mistaken view that the lift was in a safe condition, even though the lift was known to be unreliable.