Work Health & Safety Update – Increased Penalties Passed in WA

On 3 October 2018, the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (WA) and the Mines Safety and Inspection Amendment Act 2018 (WA) (collectively the Acts) came into effect, which significantly increased the current penalties for work health and safety offences in Western Australia. Leanne Allison provides an overview of the new penalties and advice on what steps employers should be taking in light of these changes. Click on the link for full details – Increased Work Health & Safety Penalties passed in WA – Dec 2018