Southern Queensland Branch – Digital Tech Talk: What Do Industrial Manslaughter Legislative Changes Mean For You!
Industrial manslaughter offences for workplace fatalities are being introduced in many Australian jurisdictions, which also impacts on resources industry participants.
Date: Friday 27th November 2020
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm AEST
12:00pm – 1:00pm AEDT
Digital Workshop: Online
AusIMM Members – Free
Non Member – $20.00
Please note: Registrants who cannot join the webinar at the scheduled time will receive a link to the recording to watch at a later time convenient to them.
While there is some good news in terms of additional duties not being created, the down side is the increased level of exposure for employers and senior executives that cannot be ignored. In this session, workplace health and safety legal expert Cameron Dean, Partner at McCullough Robertson, will guide you through the current legal landscape to assist you to understand:
- What is industrial manslaughter and who can be charged?
- What are the differences in industrial manslaughter laws across state jurisdictions?
- The key issues to consider for discharging your workplace health and safety duties.
About the Speaker
Cameron Dean, Partner, McCullough Robertson
Cameron heads up the Workplace Health and Safety Team at McCullough Robertson and has significant experience in the resources sector. Cameron has acted for many resources industry clients when dealing with legal compliance, as well as when responding to safety incidents. He has a clear understanding of the legal and practical issues that arise when dealing with compliance requirements and incident related issues, and regularly delivers education sessions to help industry understand current and emerging issues.