The Supreme Court of Canada in the recently released R v Jordan (Jordan) has fundamentally changed the way courts consider whether an unreasonable delay has occurred in criminal and provincial offences matters.
October 14, 2016
Victoria’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (OHS Regulations) and the Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations 2007 are due to expire on 19 June 2017.
July 18, 2016
On 7 May 2015, the Minister of Labour, in her budget vote speech, announced proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA).
May 24, 2016
Cranes have come to epitomise modern industrialisation and urbanisation in construction, mining, engineering, manufacturing, production and infrastructural development. These mega-structures tower above us, tall and high up into the urban skyline. They are the mechanical behemoths which, all too familiar in our environment, play a central role in the construction of our new age metropolitan concrete jungles. As a health and safety lawyer I have learnt a lot about the risks they pose.
April 21, 2016
The new Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, in his official opening address at the Annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, on 8 February 2016, ranked
March 11, 2016
Over 59,000 work-related fatalities and 4 million non-fatal accidents occur across the African continent each year according to the International Labour Organisation
February 24, 2016
Currently, the Courts in England and Wales have the power to impose unlimited fines on organisations and individuals in respect of offences under the Health and Safe
November 11, 2015
Release of ‘mock up’ Resources Safety Bill raises questions for WA reform
July 29, 2015
Following a lengthy consultation process by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (the 2015 Regulations) c
May 11, 2015
Norton Rose Fulbright’s latest health and safety infographic provides a snapshot analysis of Safe Work Australia third paper
February 23, 2015
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