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FIFO Code of Practice – battle against mental Illness for WA workers
WorkSafe WA published a guide, "Mentally healthy workplaces for FIFO workers in the resources and construction sectors".
Australia
27 May 2019
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Silicosis – a nationwide epidemic?
Silicosis is an insidious disease, caused by the crystalline silica found in stone bathroom and kitchen benchtops.
Australia
12 Apr 2019
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Superannuation and the age pension, where injury causes reduced life expectancy - compensable loss?
This was an appeal on an assessment of damages for the loss of expectation of an age pension during the "lost years".
Australia
6 Jul 2018
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When it comes to workers compensation, when is a travelling expense not a travelling expense? The battle of the clauses
The injured worker claimed travelling expenses, but the arbitrator decided that he was not entitled to those expenses.
Australia
5 Jul 2018
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Work related or not work related? Tragic South Australian fatality in the headlines.
Tragic fatality initially considered not work related but later considered work related.
Australia
3 Apr 2018
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Worrying wildlife at work in WA?
The issue for determination was whether or not the worker's injury was sustained during the course of her employment.
Australia
1 Mar 2018
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Mobile phones and cancer – the next asbestos?
An Italian decision, subject to appeal, has held that excessive use of a mobile phone caused a benign form of cancer.
Australia
2 May 2017
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Injury at work and again while being rehabilitated - compensable injury or not? Reasonableness of treatment
His appeal was allowed, and the worker was entitled to compensation for the proposed surgery for his second injury.
Australia
3 Apr 2017
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Occupational safety and health – Getting burned twice
The employer pleaded guilty to injuring an employee by failing to provide and maintain a safe workplace, and was fined.
Australia
28 Dec 2015
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Risk management for event organisers from a legal perspective
This article has extracts from a recent WA presentation which focused on the concepts of duty of care and negligence.
Australia
11 Nov 2015
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How to manage workers' compensation claims - guidance for inhouse counsel
The management of workers' compensation claims is an area of law inhouse counsel should be familiar with.
Australia
30 Aug 2015
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Don't play with fire: workplace injury and insurance cover
The employer did not comply with the "reasonable precautions" clause of its policy, so it was not entitled to indemnity.
Australia
4 Aug 2015
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