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Serious injury and death in the workplace

This inquiry was established on 19/11/2003 to inquire into serious injury and death in the workplace, and report by 6 May 2004.

Legislative Council Committee Report Debate, 1 June 2004 Legislative Council Committee Report Debate, 2 June 2004 Legislative Council Committee Report Debate, 23 June 2004 Legislative Council Committee Report Debate, 15 September 2004 Legislative Council Committee Report Debate, 22 September 2004

Resolution passed 19 November 2003, Minutes No. 34, p 435 1. That General Purpose Standing Committee No. 1 inquire into and report on serious injury and death in the workplace, and in particular: (a) the operation of WorkCover’s prosecution branch including the cases of: (i) Anthony Hampson—Gosford High School, June 2001, (ii) Dean McGoldrick—death while working for Advance Roofing, February 2000, (b) the role and performance of WorkCover in liaising with victims and families, (c) the method and monitoring of payment of penalties where an employer has been convicted of an offence relating to a serious accident or death, (d) compliance by WorkCover with its statutory requirements relating to serious injury and death in the workplace, (e) comparison of the operation of WorkCover in relation to the management of serious injury and death in the workplace in other jurisdictions in Australia. 2. That the Committee report by 6 May 2004.

1. That General Purpose Standing Committee No. 1 inquire into and report on serious injury and death in the workplace, and in particular: (a) the operation of WorkCover’s prosecution branch including the cases of: (i) Anthony Hampson—Gosford High School, June 2001, (ii) Dean McGoldrick—death while working for Advance Roofing, February 2000, (b) the role and performance of WorkCover in liaising with victims and families, (c) the method and monitoring of payment of penalties where an employer has been convicted of an offence relating to a serious accident or death, (d) compliance by WorkCover with its statutory requirements relating to serious injury and death in the workplace, (e) comparison of the operation of WorkCover in relation to the management of serious injury and death in the workplace in other jurisdictions in Australia. 2. That the Committee report by 6 May 2004.


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