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Tips & Traps: Participating in a WorkSafe WA interview following a serious or critical incident - 9 November 2016

Whether you are a general employee of a company or organisation, or a director or other officer, taking part in an interview with a WorkSafe WA inspector after a critical incident is a significant event; potentially with a significant flow-on effect to you personally, for the company or organisation and all involved, depending on what comes out of the interview.

One primary factor which will affect how an interview proceeds is whether participation is voluntary or the subject of a mandatory direction given by the WorkSafe inspector (or a ‘compelled interview’).

Following a spate of incidents around WA on various worksites, knowing your rights and responsibilities with respect to participating in interviews with WorkSafe WA are vital. 

Read our full article here.  

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