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Course fee: $120 ex GST

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Event Organising Body: 
Epigroup
Phone: 
1300 414 313

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Endorsed Training
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This is an endorsed training event.

WHS Act with Greg Smith: Personal Liability for Company Officers

Are you a company director, secretary or board member? If the answer is yes, you’re classed as a “Company Officer”. 

Under the WHS Act 2020, penalties for are far tougher and it's administratively easier for Company Officers to be personally prosecuted. 

Join international award-winning author and qualified lawyer, Greg Smith, as we take a deep-dive into key changes affecting Company Officers. 

Who should take this course?

  • Board Members
  • CEOs
  • Founders
  • Directors
  • Secretaries
  • Officers

Learning Objectives

This module focuses on the key changes affecting company officers under WA’s WHS Act 2020. Greg Smith will guide you through:

  • Personal Liabilities for Company Officers
  • Offences
    • Accessorial Liability
    • Industrial Manslaughter
    • Case Study: MT Sheds
  • Obligations
    • Positive Due Diligence Obligations
    • Due Diligence by Case Law
    • Company Officer Obligations
  • Frequently asked questions 

The Course will take 30 minutes to complete. You will receive a certificate on completion

If you’d like to purchase 20 or more licences for your workforce, please contact Epigroup and quote AIHS for a bundle deal. You can also licence these courses to be hosted in your own LMS.

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Your Instructor

Greg Smith, Partner, WA Law firm, Jackson McDonald

Greg is an international award winning author and qualified lawyer who has spent more than two decades specialising in Employment Law and Workplace Health & Safety.  

​In addition to being a lawyer, Greg has worked as the Principal Safety Advisor for a major oil and gas company and taught the Accident Prevention unit at Curtin University in Western Australia.

​Greg is the author of, Management Obligations for Safety and Health, co-author of, Risk Conversations: The Law, Social Psychology and Risk and the editor of Contractor Safety Management, which won the 2014 World Safety Organisation’ Educational Award.