Mike Dean has presented a paper ("How WHS legislation creates liabilities for risk based engineering decisions - A functional safety perspective") to the RISK2014 conference held by the Risk Engineering Society of Engineers Australia in Brisbane over 28-30th May 2014.  The paper explores the potential gap for engineers when employing explicit tolerable risk thresholds in making engineering design decisions versus the WHS legislative obligations for "So Far As Is Reasonably Practicable" (SFAIRP) efforts at risk reduction.  The paper and presentation can be downloaded for free from our Downloads page.