The AFL’s handling of concussion and its return-to-play protocols will be put under a fresh examination when an investigation by WorkSafe Victoria is forwarded to the Office of Public Prosecutions this week.
Month: May 2022
The costs associated with injury claims can be tremendous, with potential risks to your bottom line.
A farm worker has been killed, crushed by a bulk seed bag in Victoria’s west.
Victoria has reported an increase of claims for mental injuries, according to WorkSafe, as its leaders are bound for Warrnambool to discuss workplace health and safety issues with local employers and leaders there.
An Adelaide woman has won workers compensation because of a throat injury caused by the use of hand sanitiser at the school she worked at from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The party has promised to review and update the current laws, which were last reviewed in 2001. The aim is to make sure that the laws are up to date and fit for purpose and has said that they mean to make changes to the way WHS laws are enforced in Australia.
A coroner has warned of the dangers of jacking fully-laden trucks after the tragic workplace-related death of a Tasmanian judo champion.
A transport company in Tasmania was not complying with workplace health and safety regulations when a workshop assistant suffered a serious head injury while repairing a fully laden log truck.
As the boundaries between work and life became increasingly blurred over the last two years, people experienced a significant impact on mental health; however, the stigma surrounding mental health in the workplace has remained, with researchers from UNSW Business School revealing that prevention is a crucial aspect of addressing mental health in the workplace, starting …
A Victorian coroner investigating a man’s death in hotel quarantine says the lack of planning for such a high-risk program was most unsatisfactory.
A man is in hospital after he accidentally stabbed himself in the head while working at a chicken farm near Bendigo.
Just how common are amputations in Australia? They’re actually more common than you might think. Amputees represent 1 in every 1,000 individuals in Australia, and about 1 lower limb amputation is performed somewhere in the country every hour.
A North East winery owner has been fined and ordered to pay costs of more than $12,500 after a worker badly injured his hand.
A man has died after being crushed by a forklift at an industrial site in western Sydney.