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Should owners and managers be held criminally liable for unsafe and unhealthy acts? Discuss whether you agree or disagree and why or why not. To what extent should it be the organization as opposed to the manager that is held liable? What individual responsibility do managers have? What is the responsibility of top managers as compared to front-line managers? Should organizations be allowed to pay fines for their managers? Justify your answer using examples and reasoning.

Some companies, such as DuPont, are well known for organizational commitment to employee health and safety. Others complain about the high cost of OHSA compliance and give minimal attention to health and safety.

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Owners and managers should not be held criminally liable for unsafe or unhealthy acts. Penalties and fine are okay, but criminal liability for unsafe or unhealthy act will put too much pressure on the organization. Criminal liability for such offences will create a fear in the minds of managers and organizations which will make their approach towards organizational processes and tasks too cautious, thereby affecting the overall ...

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Some companies, such as DuPont, are well known for organizational commitment to employee health and safety. Others complain about the high cost of OHSA compliance and give minimal attention to health and safety.

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