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Employer ignored doctors' recommendations for relocating injured worker, caused incapacity

Workers' compensation, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
A major government employer ignored "clear warnings" and recommendations from a worker and its own doctor on minimising the impact of a major workplace change, exacerbating the vulnerable worker's psychological injury and incapacitating her for work, a tribunal has found.



Alarming re-injury findings should underpin WHS plans

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
More than a third of workers who suffer a work injury will sustain a further injury within a short period of time, according to New Zealand researchers, who say their findings reveal an "important intervention point" for preventing incidents and reducing injury rates.







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