Occupational Health & Safety

In Victoria, an injury in the workplace does include

“health” includes psychological health
Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, section 5 Definitions.

I never knew that until recently.


In a workplace not so far away …

Once worked as a bank teller; with all the security aids to keep the unwashed customers from assaulting and robbing me.  Security adis such as counter barriers and pop-up security screens.

Now imagine if your boss said,

“We want to foster an open relationship with our client base, so we’re going to remove all those security aids.”

Well it happenned in Victoria not so long ago.  And yes, it’s being appealed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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