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Workers rode scaffolding to the ground

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Employer convicted and fined for WHS breach

A NSW scaffolding business has been convicted and fined after it pleaded guilty to an offence under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW) (WHS Act) (SafeWork NSW v Sydney Hoist and Scaffolding Pty Ltd [2019] NSWDC 442).

Tunnel Vision

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Work Health Safety and Professional Athletes

Australians love sport – whether that is playing, watching on television, hosting match-day barbecues or attending live sporting events. Understandably, sport ignites a significant degree of passion and excitement for everyone involved, including spectators.

A little less conversational swearing

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Casual swearing no excuse for conduct

There is no doubt that swearing in the workplace is unacceptable – the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has repeatedly held that swearing in an abusive manner that is directed towards others is a valid reason for dismissal.

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