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Action against errant companies​

Penalties will be increased to deter WSH offences and unsafe WSH practices.

Composition fines

Since 14 June 2022, composition fines was doubled from a minimum of $1,000 to $2,000 for each workplace safety and health (WSH) lapse.

Maximum fines

Maximum fines will be increased from $20,000 to $50,000 for breaches of WSH Act subsidiary legislation that result in either:​

  • Death or serious bodily injury​
  • Dangerous occurrence​

The effective date for the increment of maximum fines will be announced at a later date.