Examples of breaches

Examples of breaches of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 include:

  • exposing workers to the risk of excessive noise
  • working at heights where the risk of falling is not controlled
  • allowing unlicensed operators to use specified equipment such as forklifts
  • not ensuring plant or equipment is appropriately guarded to remove or reduce the exposure of workers to moving parts
  • failing to have in place safe work method statements for work carried out in or near a confined space
  • not notifying WorkSafe Tasmania of a notifiable serious incident, injury or illness.