Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tassie Compo Payments – WorkCover’s Response

  Since I posted the article Tassie Compo Payments up! – Looking behind the figures!, I have been able to obtain comments from WorkCover Tasmania. The only source of information they have is from the insurers, however WorkCover believes their figures … Continue reading


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Are our compensation systems an occupational hazard?

According to Wikipedia, ‘A hazard is a situation that poses a level of threat to life, health, property, or environment’ and, in relation to Workplace Health & Safety: ‘Although work provides many economic and other benefits, a wide array of workplace hazards also present risks to the health … Continue reading

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More on Medical Panels

The following article I prepared was published in the AMA Newsletter last year. The Supreme Court decision referred to in the article had highlighted some of the issues about the use of Medical Panels in Tasmania that deserved some commentary. I … Continue reading

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The T.I.P.S. Site

While ‘Insult and Injury’ is a blog focusing on impacts on health outcomes from workers compensation systems, another controversial subject is that of ‘RSI’. My new blog’s subject is what I have termed Technology Interface Pain Syndromes (T.I.P.S.) to encompass … Continue reading

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