Category Archive for: ‘Personal injury’

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City businesses may also have unrecognised FIFO and DIDO workers

Whilst the focus of the recent inquiries conducted by the Commonwealth, the WA Parliament and Queensland government is on FIFO …

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FIFO and Mental Health Report Released

The WA Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into FIFO and Mental Health released its report last week. The Parliamentary Inquiry was called …

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A not so nice ice cream treat

Health and safety legislation in Australia imposes duties on businesses to ensure that the health and safety of members of …

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Live work to be banned to save lives

In February 2015 an explosion in a transformer room at the Morley Galleria shopping centre in Perth killed two men …

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Lessons from the Christmas Creek fatality prosecution

The South Hedland Magistrates’ Court recently handed down its decision in respect to the fatal accident that occurred at the …

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Actions taken in incident investigations could result in an increase in legal risks

Do you take sufficient steps to ensure any investigations into serious incidents at your site (including those conducted by your …

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When it comes to contributory negligence, you can’t have your cake and eat it too

You’ve heard all of the excuses from your workforce before – PPE is too hot, it restricts movement, affects your …

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You don’t own me – considering the concept of control

A recent decision from the District Court of Western Australia has clarified the concept of “control” in relation to labour …

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Employers should ensure return to work plans are followed

A recent decision of the ACT Supreme Court is a timely reminder to employers to ensure that any return to …

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Warning! Beware of generic safety signs

Safety signs are becoming increasingly important, both in and out of the workplace. Displaying safety signs goes a long way …

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