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.

Safety Governance 2015 PDF • 479 KB

Interested in this resource?

Submitting your details below helps us provide better tailored resources to business leaders.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
“This guide will help CEOs and directors meet their legal duties as officers and PCBUs.”