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Author Foster, Neil, author

Title Workplace health and safety law in Australia / Neil Foster
Edition Second edition
Published Chatswood : LexisNexis Butterworths
Chatswood, N.S.W. : LexisNexis Butterworths, 2016


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Description lxvi, 710 pages ; 24 cm
Summary Annotation. Workplace Health and Safety Law in Australia provides an introduction to the law of workplace health and safety in Australia, and offers clear concise commentary on all aspects of related civil and criminal law. The book sets out the wide range of legal obligations employers and managers must understand to provide a safe and compliant workplace, including discussion of the contract of employment, common law obligations, workersoÂeÂ(tm) compensation law, anti-discrimination legislation and the statutory workplace safety law. This revised edition incorporates a thorough discussion of the state of the law since the introduction of harmonised legislation around Australia, including reference to the latest cases. It is an invaluable resource for business and law students, legal professionals and senior business managers alike. Features oÂeo Written by an academic for a student market oÂeo No prior legal background required oÂeo Reader friendly with tables and charts oÂeo Online updates of chapters to keep up with current legislation in OHS Related Titles Kennedy, Work Health and Safety: What You Need to Know, 2012 Pittard & Naughton, Australian Labour and Employment Law, 2015
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civil law -- Australia.
Industrial hygiene -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Criminal law -- Australia.
Labor laws and legislation -- Australia.
Industrial safety -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Law -- Australia.
ISBN 9780409342833
Other Titles Workplace health & safety law in Australia