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Fatal risk discussed but not addressed, fine quadrupled

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
A PCBU's WHS fine over a worker's death in a fall has been increased four-fold to $300,000, with an appeals court finding the fatal risk would have been obvious from a single "glance" at the relevant work area, and the PCBU's safety personnel failed to take steps to reduce the risk despite discussing it in meetings.



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