Record Court Fines For Unsafe Workplaces
WorkSafe Victoria advise almost 130 businesses and individuals were fined a record amount by Victorian courts for breaching OHS laws.
The total amount of restitution where fines or orders were imposed totalled more than $6.2 million.
The fines and orders are a reminder to employers that the duties imposed under OHS legislation must be met otherwise substantial penalties may apply.
More information is available on WorkSafe’s new public comment website - consultation.worksafe.vic.gov.au