Regulating Workplace Safety: System and Sanctions

Regulating Workplace Safety: System and Sanctions

by Neil Gunningham, Neil Cunningham, Richard Johnstone
     
 

This book addresses the question: how can law influence the internal self-regulation of organizations in order to make them more responsive to occupational health and safety concerns? It argues for a two track system of regulation under which enterprises are offered a choice between a continuation of traditional forms of regulation and the adoption of a safety

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Overview

This book addresses the question: how can law influence the internal self-regulation of organizations in order to make them more responsive to occupational health and safety concerns? It argues for a two track system of regulation under which enterprises are offered a choice between a continuation of traditional forms of regulation and the adoption of a safety management system-based approach on the other.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198268246
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
Oxford Socio-Legal Studies Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
1790L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Neil Gunningham is Director of the Australian Centre for Environmental Law, Australian National University, Canberra. In 1997 he was Visiting and Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Law and Society, University of California, Berkeley. He was previously a Research Fellow at the American Bar Foundation, Chicago.

Richard Johnstone is Associate Professor at the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law, University of Melbourne. In 1992 and 1996 he was a visiting scholar at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at Oxford University.

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