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Fines back up workplace safety
Record ID:
37131
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2009
Author:
Krpan, Stan ;
Source:
LIJ (2009) 83 No 7
Date_of_entry:
23/08/2009
Legislation:
Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004 (Vic)
Notes:
Higher OHS penalties for businesses which fail to protect their workers reflect a growing emphasis on the importance of workplace safety. Includes a table of average fines under the OHS Victoria Act.
Section:
Feature
Cases:
DPP v Amcor Packaging Australia Pty Ltd [2005] VSCA 219 ; R v Star Track Pty Ltd (County Court of Victoria, 31 May 2007, Kelly J) ; R v Camden Neon (County Court of Victoria, 6 September 2007, Pullen J) ; R v Fosters Australia [2008] VCC 902 ;
Month:
July


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