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2010 | Tabet v Gett

ON THIS DAY in 2910, the High Court of Australia delivered Tabet v Gett HCA 12 (21 April 2010).

The law of negligence does not allow for damages to be awarded when the breach of duty of care causes less than a 50% chance of a better outcome. 10 more words

High Court Of Australia

1993 | Nagle v Rottnest Island Authority

ON THIS DAY in 1993, the High Court of Australia delivered Nagle v Rottnest Island Authority HCA 76; 177 CLR 423; (1993) Aust Torts Reporter 81-211; (1993) 112 ALR 393; (1993) 67 ALJR 426 (21 April 1993). 106 more words

Negligence

Looks can be deceiving when floor slip testing

We often come across tiles when floor slip testing where the manufacturer or retailer has recommended the tile for a particular environment, we have the testing completed only to find that the SCOF or BPN is below the recommended level recommended by Standards Australia. 200 more words

Anti Slip Floor Treatment

Broker data again

Finra, the self-regulating industry association for stock brokers, is revisiting its system for confirming and reporting a broker’s record. Finra is going to cross-check their information against information in public court records, to supplement self-reporting by the brokers. 143 more words

Value

Clients with Eating Disorders, We Must Act!

Eating disorders just like diabetes, arthritis, heart disease and other medical conditions are illnesses that we, as exercise professionals, fundamentally need to understand and are a complex and perplexing area. 1,026 more words

Disseminating OHS information should not be optional

WorkSafe Victoria has been reviewing a series of enforcement and prosecution policies for some time.  One of these policies set for re-issue relates specifically to the publication of prosecutorial information through its website and media releases and, although the “new” policy is not yet available, it may be worth remembering the previous policy, last revised in 2005. 731 more words

OHS

Psst! Can you keep a secret?

Well, can you? Especially when it comes to commercially sensitive information which can’t be otherwise protected by intellectual property rights such as patents. This is where the Law of Confidential Information comes in. 428 more words

Commercial Law