WHS Regulation: Is it getting tougher? – Steve Bell & Nerida Jessup

Steve Bell, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
Nerida Jessup, Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills

Steve Bell and Nerida Jessup presented a legal update on the state of WHS regulation in Australia. They surveyed some notable recent regulatory activities, drawing out the themes of WHS and public safety, personal accountability and corporate accountability. Attendees gained a valuable insight that will help reinforce messaging within their businesses about the importance of safety compliance.

ABOUT STEVE BELL

Steve is a Partner and Practice Leader, Work Health and Safety. He is an expert in health and safety issues and workplace injury related litigation. His practice involves assisting clients to proactively manage risk in the workplace, and to ensure legal protection in the event of an incident, regulatory investigation or in relation to civil claims from workers injured at work, or who allege breaches of duties of care. Steve is consistently recognised as one of the leading WHS lawyers in Australia

ABOUT NERIDA JESSUP

Nerida regularly advises on safety governance and compliance, safety aspects of projects and contractor management. Nerida is experienced in providing legal support following serious safety incidents including providing legal support during incident response and investigations.
Nerida is experienced in advising on a range of safety regulation, including rail and mine safety. She has acted for both employers and regulators in safety prosecutions. She has also acted in a range of safety-related litigation including Coronial inquests, Commissions of Inquiry, VCAT, NCAT and QCAT and workers’ compensation/injury claims.

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