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Crashes the tip of the injury iceberg in hazardous sector

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
A unique Monash University report has found that while the truck driving sector is notorious for fatal and debilitating crashes, more than four in five lost-time injuries result from other causes. It also identifies the geographical regions that will benefit most from interventions, and warns that falling claim numbers could be linked to legislative changes rather than safety improvements.


RTW amendments hinge on full Supreme Court ruling

Workers' compensation, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
A former Federal Court judge has rejected submissions that a ruling in favour of a worker injured by opioid medication encourages a culture of litigiousness and sickness, but recommended that consideration be given to amending South Australia's Return to Work Act if the man's claim is upheld in upcoming proceedings.


Q2 2018: Everything you need to know from April to June

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Research and reports
In this major report, OHS Alert examines all the important work safety and workers' comp developments from the second quarter of 2018, including unprecedented regulatory action against a safety officer and eight other parties after a fatality, the High Court agreeing to determine the reach of the WHS Act, and numerous legislative changes.

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