Employer Duties In Relation To Work Accidents
15 February 2023
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A workplace accident that results in serious injury or
death is an employer's worst fear.
Every jurisdiction has different rules about what employers are
required to do in the event of a serious or fatal accident, and it
is critical for employers to understand those responsibilities.
Insurance is often used to mitigate the risk of workplace
accidents, and in some countries it is mandatory for employers to
take out such insurance. There are likewise cross-country
differences regarding whether accident insurance can limit the
Our OHS expert group lays out below the basic duties of
employers in their countries who are faced with a serious workplace
accident, and whether insurance is available to cover all or part
of the civil liability arising from the accident.
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guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought
about your specific circumstances.
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