THU
3:57PM

New psychological injury management standards set

Workers' compensation, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
In a move that should influence the workplace management of psychological injuries, a regulator has amended its expectations of insurers to require an empathetic response to psychological injury claims and the identification of any safety risks posed by recovery-at-work arrangements.
MON
3:58PM

Workplace COVID controls key as vaccines rolled out; Employers charged over apprentice's death

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
With Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout program commencing today, employers have been re-warned that vaccinations do not replace other workplace control measures for the pandemic. Meanwhile, two employers have been charged over the death of a jockey.

Jurisdiction

AustMap Tasmania Victoria South Australia New South Wales Australian Capital Territory Queensland the Northern Territitory Western Australia National / Commonwealth