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Landmark Decision: Queensland’s First Industrial Manslaughter Conviction

By |2020-07-14T12:59:36+10:00July 14th, 2020|News, WHS Investigations & Incidents, Workplace Law|

The District Court of Queensland recently handed down a conviction for industrial manslaughter. The resounding decision is the first conviction for industrial manslaughter in Queensland’s history, and is a stark reminder of the very serious nature of the duty of care owed by employers to their employees.