Increase to WA’s Work Health and Safety Penalties

29 Jan 2019 Category General Author Centrewest

Western Australia now has the highest work health and safety penalties in the country. The increase in penalties highlights the importance of maintaining a safe workplace. Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) also referred to Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) laws require employers to manage workplace risks in order to protect the health, safety and welfare of […]

Management of Minor Workers’ Compensation Claims

2 Jul 2018 Category Workers' Compensation Author Madison Stirling

    A recent Workcover WA Bulletin has been released, claiming that some employers are choosing to pay low cost workers’ compensation claims themselves and not processing them in accordance with current legislation.   Duty to submit a workers’ compensation claim Regardless of the size of the claim, under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management […]