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Glenn Farrell

Executive Director

SafeWork SA

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South Australia, Australia

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  • Regulation

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Glenn Farrell is the Executive Director at SafeWork SA.

His career began in mechanical engineering within the aerospace industry in England where he spent 15 years working for Rolls Royce, a manufacturer of industrial and commercial jet aircraft engines.

Glenn’s move to Australia secured him a role at SafeWork SA and for the past 19 years has worked across all areas of the Regulator, developing and implementing successful processes and delivering successful enforcement outcomes.

His extensive experience in world class processes in the UK and operating in a regulatory environment, has enabled him to provide compliance, investigative, technical and educational support services to a variety of stakeholders and become the State’s WHS Regulator.

Glenn is South Australia’s representative at the Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities and Safe Work Australia.