(1) An employer must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that persons other than employees of the employer are not exposed to risks to their health or safety arising from the conduct of the undertaking of the employer.
Penalty: 1800 penalty units for a natural person;
9000 penalty units for a body corporate.
(2) An offence against subsection (1) is an indictable offence.
Note to s. 23(2) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 90.2).
However, the offence may be heard and determined summarily (see section 28 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 ).
Division 3—Duties of self-employed persons