Queensland has moved to crack down on bosses who are negligent about workplace safety as the state grapples with a spate of fatalities on work sites and commercial sites.

In a recent statement, Queensland Employment Minister Grace Grace announced that the government would introduce a new offence of ‘negligence causing death’ following an interim recommendation from the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety which was established following deaths in separate incidents at Dreamworld and Eagle Park Racecourse…