Deed of agreement

SafeWork NSW has accepted the following deed of agreement with the NSW Police Force.

Incident

On 8 September 2010 a NSW Police Force Officer was fatally wounded during the execution of a search warrant on residential premises in Western Sydney with a number of other officers.

Alleged breach

NSW Police Force contravened section 8(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000.

Summary of deed of agreement

Activities NSW Police will undertake include:

  • develop and implement a technology solution (online risk assessment tool) for search warrants
  • develop and implement a technology solution (online risk assessment tool) for NSW Police Force operations and activities outside the search warrant context
  • share information on a confidential basis with other Australian police forces and NSW Emergency Service Agencies on the technology solution/applied risk assessment tools produced.

This deed of agreement has a total expenditure of $1,000,000.

Date of agreement

1 December 2016

Further information

View the deed of agreement with the NSW Police Force.