Podcast: Who pays the penalty for breaches of the WHS Act?
Podcast: Who pays the penalty for breaches of the WHS Act?

In the latest episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Holman Webb Workplace Relations Partner Alicia Mataere and General Insurance Partner Lucy Rooney to discuss recent changes to the Work, Health and Safety Act and what those changes mean both for corporates and individuals.

The trio delve into the recent removal of certain safety nets, the placing of greater responsibility on the shoulders of those in management, and the steps employers will have to take to better safeguard themselves and their organisations, including comprehensive reviews of contracts and insurance policies.

Moreover, the trio discuss the role of insurers moving forward, to what extent the age of coronavirus might influence how best corporates and individuals respond, and how best lawyers can be advising clients to ensure their policies and procedures are covering all bases moving forward.

If you have a query relating to any part of this discussion, please don't hesitate to get in touch with Alicia Mataere or Lucy Rooney today.

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