SIA’s Patrick Murphy honours the memory and legacy of long-time SIA Member Geoff McDonald.
A builder in Victoria who repeatedly bullied his teenage apprentice over a two-year period was recently convicted and fined $12,500 in the Geelong Magistrates’ Court.
The South Australian Industrial Court recently fined Trainee and Apprentice Placement Service Inc. (TAPS) $14,000 following an incident in which a worker suffered multiple injuries.
The South Australian Industrial Court recently convicted labour hire company Fix Force (QLD) and imposed a penalty of $150 000 plus court costs for failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment.
There are three significant trends impacting the practice of OHS, and professionals will need to think more systematically about health and safety issues that will arise as a result of these trends over the coming years.
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