These include spot fines, prohibition notice from inspectors, prosecutes, imprisonment and a range of non-monetary sanctions and fines. Hence, the consequence of the hazards will fall into corporations, officers and employees. The severity is based on their position. Based on the severity of the non-compliance and its casual effect, the parties will be penalized by the government .
It has been recommended that the company address all the issues related to safety and ensure that there is a robust risk management in place to address these issues.
Consequences of hazards in the workplace
The management will face severe issues and their sustenance will be a problem if they do not comply with the hazards in the workplace. They need to adhere to a proper code of conduct that is mandated by the law, and also make special provisions to ensure that they have ensured the safety and well-being of the workers. The issues stemming from hazards will cause irrevocable damages to the life of the people.
The workers have the right to cease work, if the workers feel that their health will be at risk. This should however be under reasonable clauses.
If the hotel is non-compliant with the laws. There will be penalties by the government based on their breech of conduct. The law divides the people into corporations, officers and workers. There will be fines based on the activities of the people. There are two WHS regulators in NSW to ensure the safety of the workers. For the mining department, there is a separate department. For all other workplace, it is Safework NSW department. The hotel should follow the regulation of the Safework NSW. Safework NSW determines how the people should be prosecuted.
There is no reasonable measures that the hotel has taken to ensure the safety of the people. It is under serious breach of the WHS. They need to first report the issue with the chemicals and develop a better risk management policy. All the people and the stakeholders involved in the hotel are risk of prosecution. Issues such as fixing of the lift have been identified as a major risk for the safety of all the people visiting the hotel. Apart from this, there should be training provided to all the people working in the company. The proposed event of 150 members cannot occur given the current conditions of the hotel.