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Negligent handling of sensitive material, duty of care and public policy remedies

In CLG and others v Chief Constable of Merseyside EWCA Civ 836 the Court of Appeal considered the case of CLG and his family that arose out of the disclosure of their address to defendants in criminal proceedings that was known – because of threats to their lives – to only members of their close family. 1,644 more words

OHS benefits of motion sensors and contemporary anthropometry

Several years ago, at a workshop over the development of the next Australian National Strategy for occupational health and safety (OHS), participants were asked to forecast an issue that would appear or be useful in the next decade.   1,023 more words


Oh no, not Health and Safety again!

Most people groan when this topic is mentioned, but as businesses grow, sooner or later they get involved with Health & Safety legislation; usually through civil compensation claims for damages following accidents or incidents in the workplace. 406 more words

Employment Law

Traveller Safety - Are you liable?

Did you know? Only 37% of all Australasian companies assess risk prior to their employees travelling internationally – and only 15% use legitimate resources to assess travel risk (Source: Global Business Travel Association). 815 more words

Travel Management

Bridging Health and Safety, a matter of urgency as well as good business sense?

Susan Fleming, Managing Director of Acting Consulting Training Australia attended a breakfast seminar on November 10 2015 and has provided this guest post . 664 more words


Ablaze in Lekki...Again

Earlier this year a most unfortunate incident occurred in the residential cum commercial area of Lekki, a thriving, pulsing mini-metropolis in the city of Lagos. Indeed, it seems like it was only days ago that the news broke of the raging fire that threatened to engulf ASCON petrol station on Admiralty Way, the heart of Lekki Phase 1. 513 more words

Contemporary Issues

OHS formally enters professional sports

On November 9 2015, WorkSafe Victoria charged the Essendon Football Club with breaches of the occupational health and safety (OHS) law over its controversial supplements program. 380 more words