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Lessons from Pike River: Regulation, Safety and Neoliberalism

Gunningham, Neil


This article draws on the findings of the Pike River Royal Commission and other investigations, on the wider international literature on Work Health and Safety (WHS) regulation and on the writer’s own interviews with mining industry stakeholders, to develop a composite picture of what went wrong at Pike River and how best to prevent such disasters in the future,. It argues that there are four pillars of effective WHS management and regulation: appropriately designed regulation; effective...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: New Zealand Universities Law Review
DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.2685444


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