Wednesday, 10 April 2013 3:32pm
A NSW worker, who was injured when she took a foreseeable - but low - risk in attempting to step across a puddle to access her workplace, has been awarded more than $1.3 million in damages.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 2:28pm
Western Australia's average workers' compensation premium rate will be reduced for 2013-14, after increasing three times over the last two financial years.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 12:13pm
In a case that examines what constitutes an "aid" or "appliance" under workers' compensation legislation, the Federal Court has found an injured worker isn't entitled to be compensated for the costs of a modified motor vehicle.
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 3:49pm
In this update, OHS Alert revisits all the important OHS and workers' compensation legislative changes made in the first quarter of 2013. We also recap the most significant court and tribunal rulings and other developments in each jurisdiction.
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 12:19pm
Safe Work Australia, in a new report, has found that workers responsible for the safety of others are more likely to make mental stress claims, and urges employers to tackle the sources of stress.
Monday, 08 April 2013 3:26pm
Employer fined $120k after keyless entry sparks fatal van explosion; Transport company and consignor both fined for dangerous goods breaches; and ACT height safety campaign to focus on ladders and scaffolding.
Monday, 08 April 2013 2:16pm
Workers who are exposed to industrial cleaning products and latex are at risk of developing asthma, even if they never suffered from the disease as a child, an Australian study has found.
Monday, 08 April 2013 12:03pm
A worker who defied his employer's safety principles in moving a locomotive without authorisation has had his unfair dismissal claim rejected, after the Fair Work Commission found he knowingly put the safety of his co-workers at risk.
Friday, 05 April 2013 3:08pm
FSC stresses importance of reporting near misses; and Essential safety news from Western Australia and four other jurisdictions.
Friday, 05 April 2013 1:07pm
Two Queensland employers that failed to conduct risk assessments or manage the risk of falling from height have entered into enforceable undertakings worth $211,000, after four workers fell from roofs.