How can an occupational safety and health (OSH) legislative compliance audit, along with other steps, help companies avoid $1 million plus fines associated with OSH incidents? A recent Australian court decision revealed that an OSH audit along with a demonstrated commitment to improved workplace safety can reduce the penalty following an OSH incident to 3% of the maximum fine. Emma Dawson discusses the SAIRC opinion, and explains how organizations can take advantage of the court’s decision.