(1) A person who (whether as an owner or otherwise) has, to any extent, the management or control of a workplace must ensure so far as is reasonably practicable that the workplace and the means of entering and leaving it are safe and without risks to health.
Penalty: 1800 penalty units for a natural person;
9000 penalty units for a body corporate.
(2) The duties of a person under subsection (1) apply only in relation to matters over which the person has management or control.
(3) An offence against subsection (1) is an indictable offence.
Note to s. 26(3) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 90.5).
However, the offence may be heard and determined summarily (see section 28 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 ).