Investigations: Why industrial manslaughter should be put through a MOC process

24 Jun 2020
13:30

Investigations: Why industrial manslaughter should be put through a MOC process

Harold Downes is acting on the first industrial manslaughter prosecution in Australia.

Harold will discuss the legal and most importantly, the practical consequences of industrial manslaughter.

He will discuss how the charges of his current case arose, the strategy behind the defense, the response by the Prosecutor, the penalties and the impacts.

In particular, Harold will will outline how corporate duty holders from SMEs through to large group structures need to prepare to deal with an industrial manslaughter event and its consequences for investigations, representation and ongoing management.