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Court summaries

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland actively enforces the law, prosecuting alleged offenders under the prosecutions framework.

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Where there has been a successful prosecution but an order was made that no conviction was to be recorded, we have removed information from the court summary to avoid breach of the court's order and infringement of section 12 of the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992.

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The statutory appointment of the independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor (WHSP) and the creation of the Office of the WHSP commenced on 18 March 2019. Accordingly, certain aspects of this website relating to prosecutions will need to be updated and/or replaced as soon as possible. In the meantime, please be aware that some current content relating to prosecutions may not be entirely accurate. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Last updated
24 April 2019

Codes of Practice are now an enforceable standard to manage hazards and risks

A Work Health and Safety inspector may refer to an approved code of practice when issuing an improvement or prohibition notice.


Updated work safety codes of practice enforceable from 1 July 2018

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