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Date PostedJune 26, 2017

Penalties and Criminal Charges for Work Related Health and Safety Law Breaches

The rising penalties and serious criminal charges for work related health and safety breaches are something we know well in the construction industry.

There have been a number of cases in the construction sector where directors have been held accountable for breaches in health and safety which led to worker injury or death and this emphasis on holding individuals accountable is something we can expect to intensify, as authorities crack down on poor health and safety practices in all work environments. As a high risk sector, we need to be even more vigilant when it comes to heath and safety.

For more about the shift in relation to prosecutions for work-related deaths and injuries read http://www.mondaq.com/australia/x/595616/Health+Safety/Rising+penalties+and+serious+criminal+charges+for+workrelated+health+and+safety+law+breaches

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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