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Public Liability Retail Risk Manual

by Dave Collins on December 23, 2016

  Public Liability Retail Risk Manual Use this as a start to developing procedures for your retail store, shopping centre or mall. Covers maintenance, risk assessment, incident management, the theory of liability, legislation, emergency procedures, fire protection, fire life safety, checklists and contractor management. Related PostsShopping Trolley Madness Contractual Risks Allocation and Proportionate liability Latest […]

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Commercial Premises Hazard Evaluation Checklist

by Dave Collins on November 19, 2016

Commercial Centres, whether they be large office buildings, office/warehouse unit complexes or individual business premises are required to discharge their obligations under their State’s legislation relative to access to the premises and general public safety and occupiers of such premises are required to meet their obligations under their State’s specific legislation relative to the class […]

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Fire Life Safety

by Dave Collins on November 1, 2016

FIRE LIFE SAFETY & EMERGENCY PROCEDURES New QLD Legislation Applications of Fire Safety Standards Budget Accommodation Buildings Fire safety in Budget Accomodation Development Application Process Fire Safety Legislation Overview Inspection and Maintenance Options Irish Hostels Fire Safety Fire Risk Assessment – It’s The Law The Building Code Of Australia, Australian Standards & Regulations provide strict […]

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Balustrade and Railing Height Regulations

by Dave Collins on November 1, 2016

Our sister site, SAFETY RISK, has published a number of articles regarding balustrade and railing height and balcony safety in general. VISIT SITE Related PostsBalustrade Height Requirements General Liability Information Public Liability Checklist for Scaffolders Public Liability Insurance Public Liability and Hazard Evaluation Checklist for Fitness Centres Village Risk Management Manual What is Public Liability […]

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Recent Fall Down Stairs Cases

by Dave Collins on October 24, 2016

Recent Fall Down Stairs Cases Recent news letter by Carter Newell Lawyers Grandmother found liable for injuries sustained by grandchild in fall down stairs  The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently handed down its decision in the matter of Boland v Hoffman & Ors [2012] NSWSC 571 where it considered the duty of care owed […]

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Reasons for Staircase Collapse

by Dave Collins on October 13, 2016

Reasons for Staircase Collapse By Karen Whitehurst Many people consider their homes or office buildings to be places that are safe from forces that may cause injury. However, these structures can cause their own problems when integral parts become unreliable and fail to function as intended. One of the most dangerous situations that can arise […]

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Rental Property Public Liability Insurance

by Dave Collins on October 9, 2016

Rental Property Public Liability Insurance Landlords commonly obtain property insurance. In fact, they rarely fail to insure the building and its contents from tenant harm. However, purchasing public liability insurance may be overlooked, which in cases of tenant injury, can leave a landlord wide open to lawsuits. Of course, when a tenant or member of […]

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