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 »

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 »

Safe Work Australia – Priority Industry Snapshots

Safe Work Australia recently published a set of updated work health and safety (WHS) snapshots providing insights into the key national data and WHS issues in seven priority industries. The industries covered by the snapshots include: agriculture road transport manufacturing construction accommodation and food services public administration and safety, and health care and social assistance. The… Read more »

Enforcement date for labour-hire scheme postponed in SA

The planned enforcement date for South Australia’s new labour-hire licensing scheme has been delayed by a minimum of five months. The labour-hire scheme was established to make it more difficult for “rogue” labour-hire operators to ignore appropriate WHS standards, underpay workers or exploit visa workers. The scheme commenced on 1 March, and Consumer and Business Services was scheduled to… Read more »

SafeWork SA: High Risk Work Forklift Licence News

SafeWork SA published an article advising that their Inspectors will be focusing on high risk work forklift licences, maintenance and operating procedures over the next few months in an effort to reduce the risk of incidents and injuries. Refer to Safe Work Australia’s forklift Information Sheet for tips on managing the risks. For more information refer to General… Read more »