28
Mar 19

Announcing Aaron Guilfoyle, First WHS Prosecutor in Queensland

Author:Ash Natesh

Queensland has appointed its first Work Health and Safety Prosecutor, Mr Aaron Guilfoyle. The appointment of Aaron Guilfoyle follows the best practice review of Workplace Health and Safety Queensland which took place on the 5th of April, 2017. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace MP, enforced the best practice review in lieu of the tragic fatalities … Continue reading Announcing Aaron Guilfoyle, First WHS Prosecutor in Queensland

27
Feb 19

Final report recommends industrial manslaughter laws

Author:Ash Natesh

Marie Boland, the former Executive Director of SafeWork South Australia this week released a review of national workplace, health and safety laws. Ms Boland has recommended there should be a separate industrial manslaughter offence for workplace deaths, where there has been a gross deviation from a reasonable standard of care. Ms Boland says that the … Continue reading Final report recommends industrial manslaughter laws