Questionable deterrence value in Industrial Manslaughter penalties

New South Wales is the latest Australian jurisdiction to introduce a penalty for Industrial Manslaughter (IM) in its occupational health and safety (OHS) laws. One of the primary aims of significant penalties like IM is to deter others from making similar negligent decisions related to workplace health and safety. But deterrence is a fickle beast.

Login or subscribe to SafetyAtWorkBlog to continue reading.

Comments are closed.

Concatenate Web Development
© Designed and developed by Concatenate Aust Pty Ltd