Worker Safety

Work Health and Safety Bill welcome but industrial manslaughter reforms not strong enough

Greens spokesperson for Industrial Relations and Worker Safety Hon Alison Xamon MLC has today warmly welcomed the introduction into parliament of the McGowan Government’s Work Health and Safety Bill.

“This legislation introduces much needed reform to WA’s outdated work health and safety laws – and is the result of long-term campaigning by unions, individuals and other stakeholders,” said Ms Xamon.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS — WORKERS’ COMPENSATION — SERVICE PROVIDERS

2515. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Industrial Relations:

I refer to the Victorian Ombudsman’s 2016 report Investigation into the management of complex workers compensation claims and WorkSafe oversight, which highlighted some disgraceful behaviour by insurance companies towards injured workers, and I ask:

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