Tag: "Duty of Care"


Duty of Care on Rostered Day Off

Does duty of care extend to workers on rostered days off? A recent court judgement in Queensland makes the case that workers on rostered days off are covered if they are injured in the course of their employment.


Nurses Feel More Risk Than Construction Workers

Nurses, doctors and community service workers feel less confident about health and safety in their jobs than construction workers, according to a national survey.   The findings about workplace attitudes towards health and safety come from a five-year study of more than 8000 workers by the University of Sydney research director Professor John Buchanan.


Duty of Care in the Health Care Setting

Eileen, one of our delightful Safety Concepts Readers (and quite a character – I should add), now retired from the Nursing Industry is an Author with a passion for history. Eileen shares the …