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industrial manslaughter debate and impact on health and safety legsilation

Industrial manslaughter debate

OPINION Greg Smith is an international award-winning author and qualified lawyer who has spent more than two decades specialising in Employment Law and Workplace Health & Safety.  Greg recently...

legal privilege may affect safety information sharing

Legal privilege & safety

Dr Ray Parkin OAM shares his thoughts on the impacts of Legal Privilege on mine safety practice and the potential legal privilege implications as industrial manslaughter laws are introduced by the...

Industrial manslaughter legislation in Queensland is another silver bullet

20 years in a Queensland prison for mining managers

Proposed new mining industrial manslaughter legislation in Queensland has recommended up to 20 years in prison for mining managers and supervisors found guilty of negligent conduct involving the...

industrial manslaughter proposed in Victoria

Minerals Council caution on industrial manslaughter

The Minerals Council of Australia has cautioned the Victorian Government on its’ proposed industrial manslaughter laws saying that the new laws will give rise to unintended consequences which...