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HSR-assistance advice amended after High Court ruling

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
A model WHS guide has been amended to reflect recent Federal and High Court rulings on entering workplaces to assist health and safety reps. Safe Work Australia has also released new guidance on identifying company officers and their duties, a major fatality report, and safety and workers' comp comparison reports.






Crashes the tip of the injury iceberg in hazardous sector

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
A unique Monash University report has found that while the truck driving sector is notorious for fatal and debilitating crashes, more than four in five lost-time injuries result from other causes. It also identifies the geographical regions that will benefit most from interventions, and warns that falling claim numbers could be linked to legislative changes rather than safety improvements.


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