The prosecution problem revisited

Great piece by Greg Smith (Author of “PAPER SAFE”) – first published here: https://www.waylandlegal.com.au/blog/the-prosecution-problem-revisited On 1 August 2019 an article was published about a health and safety prosecution in Western Australia, and it was another rallying cry against insufficient penalties following workplace fatalities. I do not propose to speak about the specifics of the case, …

Paper Safe

Paper Safe By Greg Smith. First published here: https://www.waylandlegal.com.au/blog/paper-safe I am happy to announce my new book, Paper Safe: the triumph of bureaucracy in safety management is available. It seems to me that at some point health and safety management has lost its way. Rather than being concerned about protecting workers and others from the …

Due Diligence Workshop

Due Diligence Workshop Due Diligence is not a product of legislation. Due diligence is a broad organisational and individual responsibility that existed as a legal principle long before Work Health and Safety legislation. Every major accident inquiry anywhere in the world for the past 30 years has been critical of the failure of Due Diligence …

Online safety training programs

Greg Smith from MY SAFETY THOUGHTS now offers online safety training – these are well worth investigating if it is convenient, rubbish free and cost effective training you are after Online safety training programs After years of thinking about it, I have finally gotten around to moving my training programs to an online format. My …