Did you know you can read news about recent prosecutions and source statistics using Safe Work Australia’s interactive data dashboard?
The prosecutions dashboard provides a national overview of WHS offences and could assist businesses with decision-making to improve their own processes.
The most recent data was analysed with key findings highlighting:
- 282 prosecutions were brought against PCBUs for breaching WHS laws and regulations - the majority of defendants plead guilty.
- More than $30 million in penalties were handed down as part of sentencing (up on 2020/2021 figures).
- 152 of the cases related to a serious injury or injuries and 47 related to a fatal injury.
View the dashboard at Safe Work Australia.