Teacher held liable as a ‘worker’ for work health and safety breach

By Sooraj Sidhu and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal In a rare prosecution of a worker under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld) (the Act), the Queensland Magistrates Court has held a school science teacher liable for breaching his duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of his students. The facts […]

Woolworths wins appeal over hazardous grape

Written by Sid Sidhu, NRA Legal A Sydney woman, who was awarded $151,000 in compensation after slipping on a grape in her local Woolworths, has lost her case on appeal and been ordered to pay the supermarket’s legal costs. First Instance At first instance, Justice Maiden SC of the District Court of NSW, found that […]