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  • The Safe Side | Issue 09

    One of the recurring themes in The Safe Side has been the increasing cost of health and safety prosecutions. The sentencing of CentrePort again highlights why businesses and brokers need to ensure that limits of indemnity are sufficient to cover these costs.

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  • The Safe Side | Issue 08

    The Health and Safety at Work Act (HASWA) has very broad coverage. This includes placing extensive duties on some designers, manufacturers, suppliers and importers of plant, substances and structures. We begin this issue by looking at the first prosecution for a contravention of these duties.

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  • The Safe Side | Issue 07

    The key duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act (HASWA) relate to managing risks and the potential for harm from work. This means WorkSafe may prosecute even if no one is hurt. In this issue, we look at a recent prosecution that arose after workers were repeatedly exposed to a high risk of serious injury, but no injury occurred.

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