A Guide to the Factories and Industrial Undertakings 
(Safety Management) Regulation

4. Penalty

  • A proprietor or contractor who fails in his duties under the Regulation commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of $200,000 and to imprisonment for 6 months.
  • A registered safety auditor who fails in his duties under the Regulation commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of $100,000 and to imprisonment for 3 months.
  • A safety review officer who fails in his duties under the Regulation commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of $100,000 and to imprisonment for 3 months.
  • A scheme operator who fails in his duties under the Regulation commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of $50,000.
  • Any person who obstructs the Commissioner in exercise of his power to inspect the conduct of any safety audit, safety review or scheme; or for the purposes of assessing the performance of a registered safety auditor or safety review officer to conduct a safety audit or safety review, commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of $50,000.
Contents
1. Introduction
2. Duty of proprietor and contractor
3. Duty of registered safety auditor, safety review officer and scheme operator 
4. Penalty
5. Related occupational safety and health publications published by the Labour Department 
6. Useful information
Appendix