The Role of Accounting in WHS Governance Pilot Study - Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy

The Role of Accounting in WHS Governance Pilot Study - Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy

Funding

  • CPA Australia,
  • Safe Work Australia,
  • the Safety Institute of Australia and
  • Macquarie University (EPG)

Researchers

Project overview

Aim: To understand the way accounting influences work health and safety outcomes and practice.

Research outcomes:

Presentations and workshops at academic and professional conferences:

  • 2013 “Building a Business Case for Safety” Safety Institute of Australia conference, Sydney
  • 2013 “Why work health and safety is an accounting problem - for all firms”, CPAA Congress: Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide.
  • 2013 “Due diligence implications for accountants arising from s27 of the Work Health and Safety Act” ICAA Seminar Series speaker, Sydney.
  • 2012 “Officers’ Due Diligence: Is Work Health and Safety an Accounting Problem” CSEAR Conference, Wollongong. December. 

Publications:

  • O’Neill, S. and Wolfe, K. (forthcoming) “Officers’ Due Diligence: Is Work Health and Safety an Accounting Problem” Journal of Health and Safety Research and Practice, March. 
  • Martinov-Bennie, N., O’Neill, S. and Cheung, A. (forthcoming) Issues in the Assurance and Verification of WHS Information. Jointly published by Safe Work Australia, CPA Australia and Safety Institute of Australia, March.
  • O’Neill, S., Martinov-Bennie, N. and Cheung, A. (2013) Issues in the Measurement and Reporting of Work Health and Safety Performance. Jointly published by Safe Work Australia, CPA Australia and Safety Institute of Australia, December.  
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