- Employers urged to take advantage of recruitment surge
Employers and candidates have been advised to make the most of the traditionally strong January recruitment market.
- Botched DIY costs truckie his leg
A botched do-it-yourself repair by the landlord of his rental property has resulted in a truck driver having his leg amputated, according to personal injury law firm Trilby Misso.
- Call for collaborative injury management
A work-related injury should be followed up with support for the employee provided through a collaborative approach between the worker, their treating doctor and the employer, according to InjuryNET.
- Breakthrough made on uniform national OHS model
The historic decision of the Workplace Relations Ministerial Council (WRMC) to agree on a model OHS act which will harmonise OHS across the nation has been welcomed by the industry, but calls have been made to Western Australia to speed its decision to take part in the national system.
- Laws need to be strengthened to prevent deaths
Health and safety laws need to be strengthened, not watered down due to the sharp rise in work-related fatalities, according to the unions.
- Increase in work-related deaths
Workplace fatalities have increased by 14 per cent this year, a report released today by Safe Work Australia has found.