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Scaffold damages awards made : the NSW District Court has found a building firm owed a cement renderer who fell from scaffold a duty of care as the contractor responsible.
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Occupational health news: 2010, n. 885 - July
Duty of care
Falls from heights
Cases in point : classic legal cases in OHS.
High Court ruling affects prosecutions : Kirk v WorkCover NSW (and Ors)
Success now possible for NSW employers defending an OHS prosecution : the Kirk case.
High Court to hear duty of care claim against Zurich.
A bricklayer's fall and serious injuries could have been avoided if the construction company had erected catch scaffolding.
Dedicated supervisor lacking : fall from roof case.
Communication failure leads to horrific injuries : working at heights accident prosecution.
TAFE fined for student injury.
From mossy path to slippery slop : in some situations it is part of an employer's duty to protect employees from themselves.