Category Archive for: ‘Workers’ Compensation’

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Queensland Workers’ Compensation Reforms

In 2013, by way of the Workers’ Compensation Rehabilitation & Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 (Qld), the Newman Government introduced …

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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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Mine Accident

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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Files

WorkCover WA recommends the WA Government write a new workers compensation statute

WorkCover WA’s final report into proposed amendments to the Workers’ Compensation & Injury Management Act 1981 (Act) recommends writing a …

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Bullying 19yrold

Can bullying within the workplace result in a breach of OSH legislation?

Recent OHS prosecutions demonstrate the managing of bullying is a health and safety issue. Where bullying becomes hazard within the …

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Mentalhealth21

Managing mental health could lead to increased productivity

Mental health conditions are significant issue that impact on individuals, organisations and the broader community.  Around 45% of Australians between …

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Worksafe 300

WorkCover Anti-bullying review – can lessons be learnt

The NSW Parliament’s General Purpose Standing Committee No 1 has published its report on the inquiry into allegations of bullying …

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Cake

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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Annoyed Woman Wagging Finger

Oh Behave!

SACS Consulting have released a study into employee behaviour which claims it is possible to predict bad behaviours with 45% …

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