OHS/WHS Responsibilities of Officers and Managers
Work Health and Safety laws are quite specific about the legal duties of CEOs, General Managers, Directors and other staff with significant decision making authority. If you fall into this category, you will be deemed to be an Officer of the organization and the WHS laws require you to exercise Due Diligence.
You can be held personally liable for incidents in your workplace.
Failing to meet this duty may result in personal fines of up to $600,000.00 and/or in up to 5 years imprisonment.