Lawson’s Latest News / Winter

Welcome to our Winter edition of our latest news which has seen some change within Lawson’s with the recent retirement of Col Lawson, Managing Director. After much thought and planning, Col has now successfully transitioned into his retirement. We are sure Col will be missed by many of our clients and those who know him in the… Read more »

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 sponsor the 2019 Closing the Loop State Conference

Lawson’s are proud sponsors of the Closing the Loop state Injury Prevention and RTW conference on Thursday 18 July 2019 at Adelaide Oval. The conference provides the platform to explore emerging and poorly understood risks in the world of work and wellness. It will provide a thought-provoking insight into a range of subject areas and will appeal… Read more »

Labour-hire laws

South Australia’s Consumer and Business Services department has announced that labour-hire providers must apply for a licence by 31 August 2019. The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 requires anyone who provides labour hire in South Australia to be licensed. Consumer and Business Services has recommenced accepting labour hire applications. All labour hire providers operating in… Read more »

Calculating multiple Section 56 Economic Lump Sum Entitlements

Whilst most Injury Management Practitioners have calculated a Section 56 economic lump sum entitlement, some Practitioners may not have yet calculated a second 56 entitlement under the Return to Work Act 2014 (SA) and may not realise how the Act describes this entitlement to be calculated. Section 56(6) states: 56-Lump sum payments – economic loss (6)… Read more »

Company fined $100,000 following forklift injury

A logistics company supplying supermarket chains has been fined $100,000 after a worker was injured by a forklift. Whilst the incident occurred at a factory in Laverton North, Victoria it raises the importance of ensuring a traffic management system, separating mobile machinery from pedestrians is in place. Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Pty Ltd was convicted and… Read more »