Tuesday, 07 May 2013 1:30pm
An employer that was given the green light - by a government official - to work in a hazardous area, was not entitled to assume that its workers would be safe, the ACT Supreme Court has found.
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 10:54am
Alert issued after portable work toilet thrown 50 metres in whirlwind; New WA DMP inspectors appointed as NSW issues mine alerts and asbestos guide; and SWA releases latest monthly fatality report.
Monday, 06 May 2013 3:53pm
A NSW employer that failed to ensure a contractor conducted a daily risk assessment while dismantling plant has been fined $100,000, after a worker's right leg was amputated just below the knee.
Monday, 06 May 2013 2:56pm
ACT confirms premium hikes; and Seven jurisdictions committed to asbestos-eradication plan, says Shorten.
Monday, 06 May 2013 12:46pm
A worker whose back pain - caused by prolonged periods of sitting at his desk - flared up when he coughed at home, has been awarded workers' compensation. Also in this article, a worker whose psych injury was caused by a coaching session has been denied compensation.
Friday, 03 May 2013 3:35pm
Noise continues to expose employers to costly comp claims; Tasmanian firefighters gain presumptive cancer compensation; and Quad bike group responds to SWA demands with child-safety commitment.
Friday, 03 May 2013 1:44pm
A truck driver who was injured while trying to clean a road sign - a task he undertook on his own volition - is not entitled to damages, the Western Australian Court of Appeal has found.
Friday, 03 May 2013 11:36am
Fewer workers will be covered by Queensland's workers' comp laws under a Bill introduced to Parliament this week.
Friday, 03 May 2013 10:07am
An injured NSW worker has convinced the Court of Appeal that he is entitled to lump sum compensation, even though he applied for the benefit after it was removed from the State Workers Compensation Act.
Thursday, 02 May 2013 3:53pm
The Commonwealth SRC Act will be amended to limit the definition of "reasonable administrative action" in psychological injury disputes, under a Government plan to prioritise 21 of the 137 recommendations made by the Hanks and Hawke review of the Act.