New changes to NSW work health and safety

A number of new changes to work health and safety in NSW have been made following the passing of the Work Health and Safety Amendment (Review) Act 2020 in June 2020. The key aspects of the changes to the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 include: Enhancement of the Category 1 offence by including “gross negligence” [...]

By |2020-07-06T05:12:52+00:00July 6th, 2020|Legislation|3 Comments

WHS Offence Categories Queensland

Categories of WHS offences There are four categories of offences for failing to comply with a health and safety duty under the WHS Act and SRWA Act or an electrical safety duty under the ES Act, depending on the degree of seriousness or liability involved. Industrial manslaughter: the highest penalty under either the WHS Act, SRWA [...]

By |2019-09-24T01:52:06+00:00September 24th, 2019|Legislation|0 Comments