Baiada Poultry: Employers, Independent Contractors and Reasonable Practicability in Workplace Safety
(2012) 18 Employment Law Bulletin 35
6 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2013 Last revised: 20 Aug 2013
Date Written: June 1, 2012
This short article critiques the 2012 decision of the High Court in Baiada Poultry, in which the Court found that an employer was not responsible for the safety failure of independent contractors it hired to do aspects of the work in the employer's business.
Keywords: occupational health and safety, reasonable practicability, independent contractor
JEL Classification: K32
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