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Contents (2011 - 10)
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 October 2017 at 15:25)
Part 2 Division 5 Section 32
32   Failure to comply with health and safety duty—Category 2
A person commits a Category 2 offence if:
(a)  the person has a health and safety duty, and
(b)  the person fails to comply with that duty, and
(c)  the failure exposes an individual to a risk of death or serious injury or illness.
Maximum penalty:
(a)  in the case of an offence committed by an individual (other than as a person conducting a business or undertaking or as an officer of a person conducting a business or undertaking)—$150,000, or
(b)  in the case of an offence committed by an individual as a person conducting a business or undertaking or as an officer of a person conducting a business or undertaking—$300,000, or
(c)  in the case of an offence committed by a body corporate—$1,500,000.