New Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2015
Are you aware of your obligations since the new Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2015 came into effect?
Some of the major changes include:
- A five-fold increase in fines, to a new maximum of $500,000
- Instant OSH fines of between $100 and $3000
- It will be unlawful to insure against health and safety fines
- Employers will be obliged to monitor the effects of hazards, i.e. stress