WorkCover NSW - safety certification and training in the construction industry (Operation Cassandra)

The ICAC investigated the activities of assessors accredited to WorkCover NSW to conduct competency assessments and OH&S training for operators of heavy plant and equipment.

In its report on this investigation, made public on 30 June 2004, the ICAC made corrupt conduct findings against six persons formerly employed by WorkCover NSW as accredited assessors, and also against a former WorkCover NSW accredited trainer.

The ICAC stated that consideration should be given to the prosecution of these seven persons, and also against, the Managing Director of Whyco Crane Services Pty Ltd for specified offences.

In its report the ICAC also made 14 corruption prevention recommendations to WorkCover NSW to addressed identified corruption risks.

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