Are you involved in a WorkSafe investigation?
The main laws in relation to workplace health and safety are The Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and th Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007
The Act sets out the main principles and the Regulations outlines the way duties must be performed.
Deaths or serious injuries can have profound and long-lasting impacts on businesses. Beyond the human tragedy involved there are also the consequences of WorkSafe investigations.
Any investigation may involve interviewing a large number of staff.
Our involvement in WorkSafe investigations and prosecutions is specific to criminal law.
If there is a possibility that you may face serious criminal charges relating to a death or serious injury then we would provide advice as to how to respond to requests and attend interviews.
There are many other firms that offer remediation type services to get your premises safe and able to resume production. Our focus is specifically to place you in the best position to defend any charges that might arise.
We would appear for you in any appearances in the Coroner’s Court in the event of a coronial inquest or an inquiry into a fire.
Obviously, if charges are laid you would require expert advice of a criminal lawyer and representation in Court.