Two duty holders were entitled to assume a worker instructed to stay away from intruders and contact police in emergencies would not pursue an armed man and put himself in danger, a court has found in denying the worker damages for post-traumatic stress disorder.
A worker applying for anti-bullying orders, and for the Fair Work Commission to report her employer to a WHS regulator, has failed to demonstrate she was subjected to repeated unreasonable behaviour in the workplace.
A worker was lawfully dismissed for a loading breach and another incident affecting the general public, but an additional safety allegation levelled against him was "nonsense", the Fair Work Commission has ruled.
An employer that recently entered a $500,000 undertaking over alleged dust-related WHS breaches has become Australia's first government body to achieve ISO 45001 certification. Meanwhile, the International Organisation for Standardisation has flagged the publishing date for a new psychological health and safety Standard.