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One stop shop for national WHS prosecution outcomes

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.

Further information

View the dashboard at Safe Work Australia.