Many employers will have a “zero tolerance” policy in their workplace, particularly in relation to breaches of alcohol and drug policies. However, it is important to keep in mind that the existence of a zero tolerance policy does not automatically warrant dismissal.
A safe and healthy workplace is essential to maintain the physical and mental wellbeing of all workers.
When it comes to examples of healthy workplaces, it is hard to look past global tech giant Google with its free food, in-house masseurs, nap pods and games rooms.
A tree removal company has been fined more than $2 million over the death of a worker who was killed when using a defective woodchipping machine.
Workplaces have been cautioned on risks of children being injured after video footage captured a forklift driver giving rides to young children.
A juice company has been fined $120,000 after an employee was scalped in a workplace incident described as “traumatic”.
Twenty-year-old apprentice building worker Harry Mcwilliam was killed at a Newcastle construction site on Wednesday morning, when he was struck by falling steel reinforcement bars.
A man who twice made worker injury compensation claims in the names of employers that he didn’t work for, including his sister-in-law’s business, has had to repay $135,000.
Joshua Wargent had previously spoken about his passion for working in the solar industry.