Update To Industrial Manslaughter Laws

July 3, 2024 9:16 am in by

New industrial manslaughter laws are now in play in SA…

Employers face up to 20 years in prison and fines of up to $18 million, if they are found to have caused the death of a worker through negligence.

The new laws making industrial manslaughter a criminal offence and putting employers on notice.

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