Browsing: Workers' comp premium/levy news (TAS)


Worker handed COVID fine; Blitz sends warning; more

  • FIFO worker handed COVID fine for leaving room;
  • Fatality fine and blitz send height warning to employers; and
  • Asbestos-levy cut to save businesses $1.2m in Tas.

New fitness-to-drive rules commence soon; and more

  • New fitness-to-drive and rail-safety guides apply soon;
  • NSW calls for enforcement feedback, and issues fatality alerts; and
  • Compensation laws for asbestos victims under review in Tas.

Safety Bills progress; Respirators recalled; and more

  • Seacare and "exit contributions" Bills progress;
  • ACT passes asbestos Bill and applauds safety improvements;
  • Asbestos levy cut by 12.5 per cent in Tasmania;
  • ACCC recalling unsafe disposable respirators; and
  • Alerts issued after bike death and overloaded-truck incident.

Employers could pay for catastrophic-injury scheme

The workers' compensation schemes in five jurisdictions will be amended, and employer premiums increased, under one of the Federal Government's preferred options for ensuring catastrophically injured workers are supported for life.


Legislation and cases update - Q2 2013

In this update, OHS Alert examines all the important OHS and workers' comp legislative changes made in the second quarter of 2013. We also recap the most significant court and tribunal rulings and other developments in each jurisdiction.


Employer fined over horrific acid spill; Novel trauma training; and more

Employer fined for dangerous-goods breach after horrific acid spill; Rail workers trained to support traumatised mates; Tasmanian asbestos victims win access to no-fault compensation; and HWSA developing quad bike safety tools.

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