paul cutrone

NSW steps closer to WHS harmonisation

Yesterday the newly elected NSW Government introduced legislation into parliament to harmonise work health and safety laws. The introduction came in the form of two bills, the Work Health and Safety Bill 2010 (WHS Bill) and…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Law Firm Marketing

Key WHS reforms accelerated in NSW

There have certainly been some interesting developments in work health and safety laws in NSW this week. It looks like both the Work Health and Safety Bill Bill and the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Bill 2011 are…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Law Firm Marketing

Company and director convicted after workplace explosion

A manufacturer and its chief operating officer have failed to defend claims that their OHS failings were responsible for the 2006 Gladstone factory explosion which killed three people and seriously injured two more…more
| Labor & Employment Law, Health, Law Firm Marketing

Queensland first: Mining employee sentenced to imprisonment for breach of safety and health laws

In a Queensland first, a metalifferous mine worker has been sentenced to eight months imprisonment for failure to comply with his safety obligations under mining occupational health and safety laws, which which resulted in the…more
| Energy & Utilities
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