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Wrong direction? Sending employees to medical examinations

Do you know when you can – and when you cannot – issue an employee with a direction to attend a medical examination? The right for an employer to direct an employee to attend a medical examination is not always reasonable or warranted in the circumstances, and the recent Fair Work Commission case of Cole […]

The company would have been fined $400,000 if it had not pleaded guilty

The company that put advertising signage on a Melbourne wall that collapsed and killed three people has been fined $250,000.Siblings Bridget and Alexander Jones and Frenchwoman Marie-Faith Fiawoo died after the freestanding brick wall fell onto Swanston Street in the CBD in March 28, 2013.Aussie Signs Pty Ltd were handed a $250,000 fine in the […]

A company was convicted and fined $250,000

A company was convicted and fined $250,000 in the County Court this week over the death of a driver who died when a loading ramp he was standing on collapsed at an abattoir in Stawell. Frewstal Pty Ltd pleaded guilty to three counts under the 2004 OHS Act of failing to ensure that people other […]
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