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While it is common knowledge that Workers Compensation Insurance is compulsory in Western Australia, a large number of workers do not know or understand the process of filing a Workers Compensation Claim. If you need to file a Workers Comp Claim, you want clear cut instructions. This is an area where being precise matters, and mistakes will make a stressful situation worse. The following is a guide to help you file a Workers’ Compensation Claim and navigate the Western Australian...
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As a business owner, you work hard to make sure all facets of your company are operating safely. Regardless of how diligent you are, accidents happen. In fact, in an average year, Australian workers file more than 100,000 workers compensation claims. That points to a tremendous number of employers who believed all was well and found out otherwise.   What is Workers Compensation Insurance? Workers compensation insurance is cover that protects your employees if they suffer injury, sickness, or death...
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Silicosis is an incurable lung disease that was typically found in stone cutters and miners throughout Australia from the early 20th century until the 1960s. It was during the 1960s ways to protect workers developed, and there was a dramatic drop in the number of cases of silicosis throughout the country. The Australian medical community believed the disease silicosis no longer threatened the well-being of the nation’s workforce. However, recent findings reveal that there is a resurgence in cases of...