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Employers charged after high-profile deaths, Federal Court rules on related matters

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
Three employers including a repeat offender have been charged with safety breaches, after the deaths of a confined space worker and a backpacker. The latest development in the backpacker's case coincides with two Federal Court rulings on the employment status of workers at the site where she was killed.


Workplace manslaughter laws capture interstate acts and mental illness deaths

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
The workplace manslaughter laws introduced in Victoria on Tuesday could capture workplace practices that "fail to create a culture of compliance", actions that cause a mental illness that leads to death, and negligent conduct or fatalities that occur in other jurisdictions, the State Government has revealed.


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