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Contractor avoids court over Sydney workplace incident

May 17th 2022

Contractor avoids court over Sydney workplace incident

The federal work health and safety regulator, Comcare has accepted an enforceable undertaking from a contractor after a worker was injured in a fall more than three years ago.

The contractor was charged with violations of the federal WHS Act following an investigation by Comcare.

Comcare's head of Regulatory Operations Justin Napier said the agreement will greatly improve health and safety in the construction industry, stating that the undertaking offers tangible work health and safety benefits for the contractor's workplaces and the broader construction industry

"There is also an important focus on providing work opportunities and supporting efforts to foster mentally healthy workplaces in the infrastructure sector."

Read the full story on the Comcare website.

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