The Greencore case also presents lessons for the post-coronavirus economic recovery ahead.
The coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of ensuring safe workspaces, and a new study suggests unionization leads workers to speak up about poor conditions.
There's an important distinction between planned and unplanned communication.
Some 70-80% of health-care workers testing positive to COVID-19 in Victoria's second wave were infected at work, compared with 22% in the first wave.
As Melburnians are encouraged to wear masks in public, shops and cafes around Australia can already make mask-wearing a condition of entry.
Employers obligations are set out clearly. What's important is what they "know or reasonably ought to know".
The technician who gave you that shiny manicure may be inhaling dangerous levels of toxic chemicals on the job.
What lessons can Australia learn from tackling asbestos to manage this latest preventable occupational hazard?
More than 500 Australians died in the Vietnam war and 3,000 were wounded, but the damage from Agent Orange was much more far-reaching, as Tim Fischer's death last week reminded us.
There's no uniformity around health and safety management programmes and practices within the construction industry.
Security guards won't protect paramedics and community nurses from violent patients. And in hospital, some security guards can unwittingly escalate violence, unless they're specially trained.
The death of apprentice Dillon Wu at a Melbourne factory raises questions about employer responsibility when a traditional employment relationship doesn't exist.
Violence-related injuries at work are on the rise in Canada. New research shows that it is women who suffer the most and especially those working in education.
The news that a former moderator is suing Facebook over unsafe work practices suggests it's time we finally took the mental health of moderators seriously.
And Brexit could make things even more challenging.
Class action is a newish feature within South Africa's legal landscape. Cases such as the silicosis matter are likely to influence many more.
Will offices, construction sites and medical clinics become less safe now that marijuana is legal in Canada? Our experts review the evidence, or lack of it.
The promised marijuana legalization date of July 2018 is approaching fast. Many outstanding regulatory issues -- such as online sales and occupational health and safety -- pose urgent challenges.
Volcanologists study the formation and eruptions of volcanoes - surely one of the most interesting jobs around. However, it can also be very dangerous.
Taking a power nap on a night shift can leave you feeling groggy. And eating a large meal can reduce your alertness. So, what's a tired shift worker to do to make it through the night?