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Industrial Manslaughter Bill introduced in NSW

05/20/2021

Industrial Manslaughter Bill introduced in NSW

The Work Health and Safety Amendment (Industrial Manslaughter) Bill 2021 was introduced into the NSW Legislative Council on 5 May 2021 by Labor’s Adam Searle. The private member’s bill proposes to insert a new Pt 2A into the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW), containing 2 industrial manslaughter offences. Under a proposed S 34D, a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) will commit the offence if: