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The decision in the Parker V Moore case in the QLD Supreme Court highlighted the importance of Landlords undertaking thorough inspections of properties and not necessarily relying on tenants to report issues. In this case a tenant fell after stepping on a “wobbly” balustrade over a stairwell and suffered serious injuries. The court found that […]

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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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Apartment Insurance Provides Much Needed Protection

by Dave Collins on October 25, 2016

Apartment Insurance Provides Much Needed Protection By Glen N Eaton As a landlord, it is important to insure against property damage and injuries to residents and visitors, but evaluating the risk exposures at these properties is difficult. There are a slew of liabilities that can arise from the ownership, operation, or maintenance of premises. The […]

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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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New Swimming Pool Safety Legislation

by Dave Collins on August 30, 2016

New pool safety legislation in QLD is going to have public liability ramifications for body corporates, motels, caravan parks, resorts and homeowners. Visit our Safety Risk Website for more details including Code of Practice for Pool Safety Inspectors Related PostsPOOL SAFETY and NEW REIQ CONTRACT VERSIONS Hotel and Resort Risk Management Checklist Public Liability & […]

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Managing drowning risks at publicly accessible pools

by Dave Collins on August 25, 2016

Queensland Govt has recently updated its information sheets for preventing drownings at public pools. These include commercial pools, public pools, bodies corporate, motels, hotels, camping grounds, resorts, caravan parks and school pools. VISIT WEBSITE Detailed information is provided under the following headings: Why manage drowning risks at pools? Hazards and risks Guidelines for safe pool […]

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