Friday, 19 April 2013 2:26pm
A Sydney casino employee, who claimed he sustained a compensable journey injury when he was hit by a car on his way home from work, has been denied workers' compensation, after the WCC found he interrupted his journey by stopping at a bar to drink alcohol.
Friday, 19 April 2013 12:48pm
A major upheaval of the new process for prosecuting alleged OHS offenders in NSW has been averted, after a judge rejected an employer's claim that the District Court has no jurisdiction to deal with OHS matters.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 3:55pm
A new permit-to-work system, which requires plant operators to authorise work undertaken by others in their area, is just one element of a Tasmanian employer's award-winning EHS management system.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 2:43pm
A Queensland employer has been ordered to pay nearly $370,000 in damages to a worker who was injured while demonstrating a technique for dealing with aggressive people.
Thursday, 18 April 2013 12:49pm
The Federal Government has hit back at claims from BHP and others that current OHS and anti-discrimination laws provide the most effective mechanisms for eradicating workplace bullying, saying thousands of bullying victims would disagree.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 3:57pm
Rail Corporation NSW has been fined $150,000 over the death of a worker who was struck by a train, after the Industrial Court found it failed to ensure an area controller followed its safety processes.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 2:49pm
A South Australian nurse who claimed the smell of faeces caused her to have a stroke has lost her bid for workers' compensation, after the WCT found her injury wasn't work-related.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 1:09pm
High Court to consider motel rendezvous case soon; Earthmovers exempted from WHS regulation as pharmacy policy released; and Essential safety news from four jurisdictions.
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 3:50pm
The success of an OHS strategy hinges on convincing all workers and other stakeholders that they affect health and safety, and getting "informal" leaders on board, says harmonisation "architect" Barry Sherriff.
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 2:57pm
Ten Victorian tradies seriously injured daily; SWA and quad bike death tolls climb; South Australian workplace health and safety awards open; Q-COMP awards open as new director appointed; and Did you miss our latest quarterly update?