Occupational health & safety

  • Australian businesses are failing at first aid by Iain Hopkins

    Research backed by St John Ambulance Australia paints a dire picture of organisational readiness in responding to first aid.

  • Guilty verdict highlights contractor management risks by Stephanie Zillman

    A $275,000 fine for a Victorian boat company and the death of an independent contractor reinforces the need to exercise due diligence in workplace health and safety management.

  • Public servants "not recovering as quickly as they should" by Stephanie Zillman

    The Federal Government's workplace compensation insurer has recorded its first loss for the year $2011-12. The reason? Public servants are “not recovering as quickly as they should”.

  • Resources sector a salary yardstick by HCA

    For the first time in six years, the salary gap between the mining and resource sectors and other industry sectors has lessened according to new survey results.

  • ABCC wins OHS site entry appeal by

    The Australian Building and Construction Commissioner has claimed victory in its Federal Court appeal to retain the right of unions to enter construction sites to inspect safety concerns.

  • Comcare spanked for underpaying by

    The Commonwealth Ombudsman has found that Comcare does not currently have a means for injured government workers to redress miscalculations in payments.

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