Browsing: Jurisdiction (SA)

TUE
11:00AM

Q4 2021: Legislation, caselaw and COVID review

An important ruling on the WHS consultation duties around COVID-19 vaccines, several reckless conduct cases and a string of legislative developments were among the safety and workers' comp highlights of the final quarter of 2021. Read this article for everything you need to know from the past three months.

FRI
3:04PM

"Suitable employment" duties clarified on appeal

An employer's duty to provide suitable work for injured employees does not extend to previously injured workers whose incapacities have ceased, a tribunal full bench has confirmed in an important case.

TUE
3:00PM

OHS Alert highlights from the past three months

This is OHS Alert's final article of the year, and we're leaving you with a review of some of our most-viewed stories from the fourth quarter of 2021.

FRI
2:23PM

Employment significantly contributed to car park incident

A tribunal has rejected a submission likening a worker's injuries from being run over in a work car park to an aneurism that happens to occur at work, but is not connected to employment in any meaningful way.

THU
2:19PM

Virus-work link established, employer liable for claim

A judge has found there was a "compelling temporal connection" between a worker performing duties in the rain and the onset of his viral symptoms and incapacitating fatigue.

FRI
2:18PM

Injured worker wins case in wake of High Court ruling

In one of the first judgments on a controversial compensation provision since the High Court dismissed a regulator's case on the issue, a worker has been permitted to "combine" his impairments from a back injury and a bowel condition.

THU
3:55PM

Utilise fatality data: SWA; Fines excluded from code; more

  • Utilise injury-causing data to prevent fatalities, says SWA;
  • Fines excluded from SA's anti-harassment and bullying code; and
  • Beware hazardous aftermarket modifications.

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