Posts in Workers Compensation
Understanding workers’ compensation insurance

If you operate a business with employees, you are required to have workers compensation insurance in place to protect your employees for injuries or illnesses they may sustain while they are at work. Workers compensation laws vary from state to state, so it can be a complex area, particularly if you operate a business nationally or across multiple states.

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Australian Occupational Health and Safety (Legal) Context and Changes for Western Australia

As busy business owners and operators it is difficult to keep up with the various legislation and legislative changes that occur which are relevant to you. In this article we discuss Australian Occupational Health and Safety. We provide some context on the current OHS landscape, discuss the Western Australia Work Health and Safety Proposed Act changes and provide some information on recent workplace occupational health and safety issues and incidents.

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Do You Know How To SWM?

A Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a document that outlines the high-risk construction work activities to be carried out at a workplace; the hazards that may arise from these activities; and the measures to put in place to control the risks identified. It is a documented approach to risk mitigation and may be the difference between working safely and/or causing serious injury to yourself or others.

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