Safety, courts and crime
In Australia annually 23 million working days are lost as a result of work-related injury and disease, a statistic that far exceeds lost time through strikes and other forms of industrial action. The costs to employers, workers and the community of workplace illness and injury is estimated at more than $20 billion each year. Since the Factory and Shops Act 1885, the Victorian parliament has responded to this problem by enacting statutory standards regulating workplace hazards. These statutory...[Show more]
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