Australian Specialist on Chain of Responsibility Legislation

Mike Wood is the recognised Australian Specialist on Chain of Responsibility Legislation and its Impacts upon the Logistic Industry. Since 2003, Mike has been heavily involved in Chain of Responsibility (known as Compliance and Enforcement in Western Australia). Mike is frequently interviewed or comment sort by Australian Media outlets, as well as providing expert witness […]

Chain of Responsibility 2014 Assessment of Options Paper

Public Comments are being sort on the on a range of options aimed at amending the National Model Legislation for “Chain of Responsibility“. Key Areas being Considered Are: Changing the Onus of Proof for Extended Liability Option 1: Change the reasonable steps defence for extended liability offences so that onus of proof rests with the […]

Is the Australian OHS Obsession costing it a Safe Future

Ok its a pretty challenging title, but here are some points to make you think.  The following actual example may sound trite but as you read the article – it symbolises the problem facing Australia. A few months ago one of our staff visited a site, where because of the  nature of the environment special […]