December 12, 2017
Watch On-Demand | Working at Height: Essential Update
With all its regulatory peculiarities, out-of-sight-out-of-mind status and rank as Australia’s third biggest workplace killer, working at heights is an enormous area of liability for directors and company officers.
One of the Asia-Pacific’s pre-eminent health and safety lawyers, Alena Titterton, has teamed with Workplace Access & Safety to produce a special information series of videos and a webinar for company officers addressing the big questions around OHS liability.
In the 45-minute working at height essential update, you’ll learn more about:
- The legislative framework pertinent to working at heights
- Update to regulations, codes and standards
- Liability of directors and feasibility of insurance
- What a risk mitigation program looks like and how to assess your own organisation’s preparedness
- Bonus Q&A at the end of the recording
Presenter | Alena Titterton
Partner, Clyde & Co
Alena Titterton is a leading workplace health, safety, security and environment partner at Clyde & Co. She is dual qualified in law and behavioural science which allows her to bring a multidisciplinary and practical approach to supporting clients in managing their legal risks in these very challenging areas.
Alena works in both the public and private sectors, investigating and responding to incidents, defending clients in claims and prosecutions but also in establishing effective safety management systems and processes proactively before things go wrong.
Presenter | Carl Sachs
Managing director, Workplace Access & Safety
Carl takes an active role in the development of fall prevention standards and was a member of the committee responsible for AS 1657 – 2013: Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders – Design, construction and installation. Also a member of the Standards Australia committee for AS/NZS 1891 (fall arrests systems and devices) and AS/NZS 5532 (anchor points), Mr Sachs was involved in drafting the recently released standards.