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  • 03/03/2015

    Bullying: When, Where, How

    Workers can seek anti-bullying orders from the Fair Work Commission if they are being bullied at work. But what constitutes being ‘at work’? Does it include comments made on social media? Or comments made during lunch breaks?

    A recent decision of the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has highlighted what employers should look out for to avoid bullying occurring in their workplace.
  • 17/02/2015

    WA Engineer Fined For Unsafe Plant Design

    In a first under the model Work Health & Safety laws, a Western Australian engineering firm has been fined for failing to design a crane to the appropriate Australian Standard, in breach of the State’s mine safety regulations.