Offences and Fines

Offences and Maximum Penalties

Category 1: where the person exposes an individual to a risk of death or serious injury or illness and the person is reckless as to that risk.

Category 2: where the person exposes an individual to a risk of death or serious injury
or illness.

Category 3: where the person fails to comply with a health and safety duty.

Maximum Penalties

Duty holder

Body corporate or government body

Category One - $3M

Category Two - $1.5m

Category Three - $500 000.00

Individual PCBU or officers

Category One - $600,000 or 5 years imprisonment

Category Two - $300,000

Category One - $100,000

Individual worker or other person at the workplace

Category One - $300,000 or 5 years imprisonment

Category Two - $150,000

Category One - $50,000

Last modified: Saturday, 23 February 2013, 10:48 AM