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 »

Merry Christmas from the Team at Lawson’s

The team at Lawson’s would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Safe and Happy New Year. It’s been another big year for us here at Lawson’s and 2019 is shaping up to be even bigger.  We thank you for all your support throughout the year and look forward to working with… Read more »

Local version of AS/NZS ISO 45001:2018 published

The first International Standard for Occupational Health and Safety management systems has been published. The Standard was developed to address the increasing number of work related injuries, illnesses and deaths worldwide AS/NZS ISO 45001:2018, Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements with guidance for use has been published providing organisations of all sizes with… Read more »

How do you demonstrate Due Diligence?

In the context of work health and safety (WHS), Due Diligence means taking every precaution that is reasonable in the circumstances to protect the health, safety and welfare of all workers and others who could be put at risk from work carried out as part of the business or undertaking. The intent of the positive… Read more »

Simec Zen Technologies prosecuted for breaches of WHS legislation

SafeWork SA has been successful in its prosecution of an energy company for breaches of WHS legislation that resulted in an employee receiving serious burns to his arms and minor burns to his face while undertaking live electrical work in March 2016. Simec Zen Technologies (Power and Energy) failed to implement adequate hazard identification and… 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