Guidance to support directors and CEOs to develop their health and safety governance.
Safety governance in action
The Health and Safety at Work Act includes due diligence requirements for 'officers' to proactively engage in health and safety matters. Officers includes directors, partners, and chief executives.
Australian company director and Adjunct Professor, Dr Kirstin Ferguson, has conducted research on the role of directors and senior executives in safety leadership and governance.
Dr Ferguson’s research offers valuable insights into actions senior leaders can take to keep their people safe from harm and to meet their due diligence obligations.and wellbeing at work.