Death in the Boardroom

6 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2018

Date Written: January 5, 2018


Workplace fatalities occur on an all too frequent basis which results in regulatory and reputational risks which require oversight from the Board of Directors. This article reviews questions Board members should ask in order to reduce the likelihood of discussing worker deaths in the Boardroom.

Keywords: Oversight by Board Directors on workplace fatallity prevention

JEL Classification: I31, Z22, L14

Suggested Citation

Froats, Kim, Death in the Boardroom (January 5, 2018). Available at SSRN: or

Kim Froats (Contact Author)

McCain Foods ( email )

439 King Street West
5th Floor
Toronto, Ontario

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