“Watkins Tapsell acts for both employers and employees and provides preventative advice as well as dealing with events once an WH&S issue has occurred.”

Every year in NSW there are over 500 workplace fatalities and over 300,000 work related injuries effecting Workers and Stakeholders.

The Responsibilities of PCBU’s (Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking) include:

  • create a safe system of work
  • eliminate risks of injury to others
  • train and instruct in the performance of the safe working system
  • consult with workers
  • conduct risk assessments

Fines can range up to $3 million for a corporate PCBU, Fines of up to $300 000 may be applied to individuals and up to 5 years gaol term.

Watkins Tapsell can advise on compliance documentation as well as assist with defending prosecutions.

Watkins Tapsell regularly hold seminars and workshops in Work Health and Safety. To be kept informed of when the next event is taking place or for details on tailored in-house seminars to your industry please contact our workplace law team on 9521 6000.