Every day we depend on roadways to connect us to the people we love and the things we do. We trust these roadways to keep our supply chains running and to get us home safely, yet, at times people do get injured. The number of fatalities and serious injuries on Australian roads are rising every year, these numbers although high, are preventable.
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 is World Day for Health and Safety at Work. This day provides us with an opportunity to remember those who have tragically died due to a workplace injury.
In Australia, over 500,000 people are injured due to workplace accidents every year and close to 200 people are fatally injured at work. On a global scale, the numbers are in the millions.
October is National Safe Work Month. This month, Zaparas Lawyers would like to highlight and acknowledge the extraordinary work all our frontline workers have done and continue to do to fight COVID-19.
To put it in perspective, as of 6 October, the total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases is 3538 in the healthcare sector.
In a recent article in the Herald Sun, ‘Ex-pupil sues over ‘bullying’ at school’ published on 5 September 2020 you were introduced to one of our clients, who had been the victim of repeated bullying during their senior high school years.