Lawson’s Welcome Our Newest Team Member

We are excited to announce that we have welcomed our newest team member Deborah Irving who commenced on Monday 4 September 2017. Debb joins our Claims Management team as a Senior Claims Manager bringing several years experience in workers compensation and self-insurance industry. Debb’s previous role included managing complex, high risk claims from inception to… Read more »

Key Work Health & Safety Statistics, Australia 2018

Key Work Health and Safety Statistics Australia 2018 published an overview of the latest national work-related injury, disease and fatality statistics. The latest statistics cover the trends, gender and age comparisons and industry breakdowns for work health and safety in Australia. Refer to the link below: Key work health and safety statistics, Australia 2018

Case Summary – RTWSA v Preedy [2018]

RETURN TO WORK CORPORATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA v PREEDY [2018] SASCFC 55 The worker injured his left shoulder in the course of employment in 2012. While undertaking physiotherapy treatment for this injury, he sustained a neck injury on 16 April 2013. Both claims were accepted. The issue before the Court was whether the two injuries should… Read more »

National Safe Work Month this October

National Safe Work Month is an important time for all employers and employees to focus on safety.  This October reiterate the importance to employees of working safely in order for them to arrive home to their greatest value in life – their families. Remember: Safety doesn’t happen by accident. Resources are available on the Safe Work Australia… Read more »

Lawson’s welcome our newest Team Member – Emma Condon

We are excited to announce that we have welcomed our newest team member Emma Condon who commenced on Monday 26 June 2018. Emma joins our Claims Management team as a Senior Claims Manager bringing several years knowledge and experience in workers compensation and the self-insurance industry. Emma’s previous roles included managing high risk, long term and complex… Read more »

August is Tradies Health Month

Safe Work Australia recently published an article reminding employers to protect their greatest asset – their workers. Safe Work Australia want to raise awareness of work health and safety risks for tradies – this includes technicians and trades workers, labourers, and machinery operators and drivers. Safe Work Australia’s CEO Michelle Baxter said that worksites for tradies… Read more »