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Insurance for rural property owners. Quad bikes and motorbikes – does your insurance pass muster?
Article discusses use of quad bikes & motorbikes at work – background, safety statistics, risk management & cost of incidents.
Australia
24 Apr 2019
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The Fair Work Act and WHS Act: Should they go in the recycling bin with used wrapping paper?
In 2019, employers must become familiar with legislative changes as they occur, to ensure compliance with any new regime.
Australia
9 Jan 2019
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Silicosis safety concerns for construction industry in Queensland
Workers engaged in unsafe activities related to stone benchtops may be exposed to RCS, which can cause silicosis.
Australia
26 Nov 2018
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Senate Parliamentary Committee supports the ongoing push for national industrial manslaughter laws
If adopted, Queensland law may serve as the starting point for a nationally consistent industrial manslaughter offence.
Australia
29 Oct 2018
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Adverse action and the direction to attend medical assessments
Employers should ensure that any direction to attend an IMA is reasonable and lawful having regard to the circumstances.
Australia
26 May 2018
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Queensland Parliamentary Committee recommends mine worker safety and health changes be passed
Mining industry stakeholders need to understand and remain informed about the proposed changes, to implement reforms.
Australia
18 May 2018
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Can the employers duty of care be transferred?
It is difficult for a labour hire employer to avoid responsibility for negligent acts inflicted by its employees in Qld.
Australia
6 Dec 2017
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Changes affecting the labour hire industry in Queensland
Legal developments in Qld affect labour hire and elevate the importance of revisiting contracts and insurance programs.
Australia
5 Dec 2017
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Industrial manslaughter offence becoming a reality in Queensland
Business should review all WHS processes and procedures, and check their insurance policies for appropriate coverage.
Australia
24 Oct 2017
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Queensland Bill proposes amendments to work health and safety legislation, including an offence of industrial manslaughter
The bill is a significant departure from the harmonisation of work health and safety laws that culminated in the WHS Act.
Australia
28 Aug 2017
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Top 10 tips to improve farm safety
Only 3% of Queenslanders working on farms and nearly 30% of workplace deaths are alarming indicators of farm safety.
Australia
21 Jul 2017
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Queensland Parliamentary Committee recommends sweeping changes for mine worker health and safety
Mining industry stakeholders must understand the recommended changes to health and safety regulation and administration.
Australia
31 May 2017
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Getting the Blues - Interstate comparatives now apply to WHS penalty assessments
Qld work health and safety penalties will now be benchmarked against other jurisdictions which have harmonised WHS laws.
Australia
19 May 2017
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First wave of Queensland Work Health & Safety reforms
Last week the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Bill 2014 (Qld) was introduced to the Queensland parliament.
Australia
18 Feb 2014
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