Important information to ensure your business is kept up to date.
Infringement notice scheme
As part of a 2018 Victorian Government election commitment, WorkSafe is introducing infringement notice fines for a range of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) offences.
From 31 July 2021, WorkSafe inspectors can issue infringement notices with penalties of up to 10 penalty units, or $1817.40.
Infringement notices can be issued for offences including:
a person undertaking work without a required license, registration, qualification, experience or supervision
the use of equipment or substances that are not licensed or registered as required
failing to meet various duties relating to the removal and storage of asbestos
failure to keep various required records
Webinar – learn more about the new infringement notice scheme
Register for their upcoming webinar on Thursday 22 July 2021 to learn more about the new infringement notice scheme and ask any questions you have to a live panel click here.
For more information on the infringement notice scheme you can also visit the WorkSafe website please click here.