The Greens have today welcomed the Government’s announcement that they will amend Work Health and Safety legislation to implement the recommendations of the Mansfield review into SafeWorkSA’s handling of the death of Gayle Woodford.
These changes would improve the confidentiality provisions in the Work Health and Safety Act so that SafeWork SA can keep families informed of the progress of investigations and axe the one-year investigation window.
Quotes attributable to Tammy Franks MLC
“The Greens welcome these vital changes that would provide grieving families with better access to transparency and justice in the wake of tragedy.
“The families of victims deserve to be kept informed and kept involved in the investigation of their loved one’s death.
“While this review has sadly confirmed it is too late for Gayle Woodford’s family to reopen her case, we are heartened that with these reforms no other family would have to go through a similar ordea