This paper considers the question of whether it is possible for company officers, who are fixed with personal liability for criminal occupational health and safety offences, to insure against such liability. It will also touch on related issues to do with indemnities being provided by companies. The paper focuses on the “common law” world, with particular reference to the UK and Australia.
AHRC Network Meeting: Holding Companies Accountable. Proceedings of the AHRC Network Meeting: Holding Companies Accountable (Berlin, Germany 1-2 October, 2010)