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Manslaughter Bill a "strong signal" on WHS expectations

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
Ahead of introducing a WHS Bill creating the offence of industrial manslaughter, the NSW Opposition has highlighted the deterrent effect of tougher safety laws, and raised concerns about a recent case where a company avoided category-1 charges for a fatality-causing offence "of the utmost objective gravity".


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