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Supreme Court rules on multiple medico-legal reports and workplace inspections

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
An injured worker has been ordered by a superior court to have his vibration syndrome assessed by two independent specialist physicians, with special allowances for the COVID-19 pandemic. The court rejected the worker's bid to have his employer's mobile plant assessed by a vibration expert.

Killed worker was blamed for incident, but new findings allow widow to sue his employer

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
A high-profile WHS executive told a widow her husband caused his own death through his wilful failure to follow a work method statement, but he didn't tell her his company, John Holland Group Pty Ltd, had identified an urgent need to overhaul the instructions and training provided to workers like her husband, a court has heard.



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