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Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance
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Gabrielle Guthrie - Lander & Rogers Lawyers - Essential components of environmental compliance

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Gabrielle Guthrie delivered the presentation at the 2014 Perth Safety in Action Conference. …

Gabrielle Guthrie delivered the presentation at the 2014 Perth Safety in Action Conference.

The 2014 Perth Safety in Action Conference focused on enhancing compliance, productivity and affordability for big and small business. Highlights included an international keynote address from Neville Rockhouse, the Safety and Training Manager for Pike River Coal in New Zealand.

For more information about the event, please visit: http://www.safetyinaction.com.au/SIAPerth14

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  • 1. Essential Components of Environmental Compliance Gabrielle Guthrie Senior Associate Presentation to SIA Conference, Perth – 12 June 2014
  • 2. Why?  Criminal  Hidden Costs  Alternative sentencing  Enforceable undertaking  Brand and regulatory reputation  Directors and Managers’ liability 2
  • 3. 3 What are the essential components?
  • 4. 1: Identify  Environmental risks/impact/aspect  Legal Obligations  Who do the obligations apply to?  Prioritise 4
  • 5. 2 & 3 : Implement and Train  Policies and Procedures  Governance Structures  Induction and other environmental training 5
  • 6. 4: Test  Internal or external audits or compliance self checks  Legal Privilege  Statutory protections from prosecution 6
  • 7. 5: Respond  Incident notification Procedure and response planning  Crisis management communications protocol  Learn from near misses and incidents (own and other organisations)  Improve/adjust system 7
  • 8. 6: Engage  Information Sharing  Internal and External  Key part of stake holder engagement 8
  • 9. 7: Monitor  Regularly update registers and procedures to reflect current risks and legal obligations  Monitor effectiveness of systems following engagement and after any incident 9
  • 10. Gap analysis  Do you know your obligations and risks?  Does your organisation have appropriate environmental governance?  What does your documentation say about you?  Are you compliant? 10
  • 11. Questions?
  • 12. 12 Gabrielle Guthrie Senior Associate Environment Email: gguthrie@landers.com.au Sydney Office Level 19 Angel Place 123 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000 Telephone +61 2 8020 7700 Facsimile +61 2 8020 7701 Melbourne Office Level 12 Bourke Place 600 Bourke Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Telephone +61 3 9269 9625 Facsimile +61 3 9269 9001 http://au.linkedin.com/pub/gabrielle- guthrie/3/916/1a4

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