With the uptake of COVID-19 vaccines increasing and the introduction of COVID related directives, associated penalties, and restrictions if not vaccinated set to remain, is it time for Australia to establish a no-fault vaccine injury compensation scheme?
Month: December 2021
A man was bashed by a Coles worker on Christmas Eve after the shopper told the shelf stacker to wear his mask over his nose, leaving him bloodied and bruised.
A harvesting company has been fined $150,000 over an incident in which a worker’s leg was amputated after it was caught in a skidder.
Reportable workplace incidents have nearly trebled at the City of Greater Geraldton in the past year, following a spate of angry residents confronting City staff.
A Fair Work Commission (FWC) Full Bench has ruled against a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine direction at BHP’s Mt Arthur open cut coalmine, which is approximately five kilometres south of Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, because the company failed to “reasonably consult” with their employees. On 7 October 2021, the Mt Arthur …
Patrick Smith was an experienced stockman who believed in silver linings.
A group of business owners will launch a legal challenge against WorkSafe Victoria in bid to force the prosecution of Premier Daniel Andrews, Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton, ministers and senior bureaucrats over the state’s bungled hotel quarantine program.
A German court ruled on Wednesday that a man who slipped on his walk from his bed to his home office in 2018 qualified as a workplace accident.
A Derrimut industrial equipment supplier has been fined $41,500 after two workers narrowly avoided serious injury when the fuel tank they were working in caught fire in 2019.
Man killed in workplace accident in Gungahlin after being pinned underneath truck trailer
A man has died after being crushed by a garbage truck during a workplace incident in Queensland.