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Increased penalties for WSH offences

From 14 June 2022, there are stiffer penalties for WSH offences.

The following penalties will be imposed:

  • Composition fines will be doubled, up to a maximum of $5,000.
  • Companies that had fatal or major injuries must engage external auditors to conduct a thorough review of their system of WSH controls and implement measures to prevent recurrence.
  • Companies issued with Stop Work Order (SWO) must engage external auditors to conduct a thorough review of their WSH management systems before the SWO is lifted.