(1) A self-employed person must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that persons are not exposed to risks to their health or safety arising from the conduct of the undertaking of the self‑employed person.
Penalty: 1800 penalty units.
(2) An offence against subsection (1) is an indictable offence.
Note to s. 24(2) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 90.3).
However, the offence may be heard and determined summarily (see section 28 of
the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 ).
Division 4—Duties of employees