Workplace Manslaughter Laws Effective 1 July 2020

As of July 1st, new industrial manslaughter laws have come into effect in Victoria.

This means that employers could face criminal charges for deaths that occur in their workplace as a result of employer negligence.

If convicted, an individual could face a maximum of 25 years imprisonment, while company faces a maximum fine of $16.5 million.

Read more on the new laws at Worksafe Victoria

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