About Georgina Wong

Georgina Wong is a Senior Associate at BTLawyers. http://www.btlawyers.com.au/our-people/georgina-wong

Managing Risk: The 3 Key Benefits of Site Visits

By | January 18th, 2018|HR/IR, News, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Georgina Wong Did you know that the police forensic investigation team often visit wrecking yards to conduct tests to determine the cause of a motor vehicle accident?  This is something I learned when I recently conducted a site visit to investigate a personal injury claim. Many people believe that being a lawyer is all [...]

Disentangling Factual Causation in Personal Injury Cases

By | June 8th, 2017|Litigation, News, Safety, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Georgina Wong Sections 305D(1)(a) and 305D(2) of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) Recent Case of Psychiatric Injury from Workplace Assault The Court of Appeal recently upheld an appeal lodged by an employer in The Corporation of the Synod of the Diocese of Brisbane v Greenway [2017] QCA 103 in relation to [...]

How FIT is your OHS System?

By | February 22nd, 2017|News, Safety|

By Georgina Wong I frequently encounter businesses that are overwhelmed by never-ending obligations to comply with occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements in the workplace.  Whether it be statutory obligations or contractual conditions imposed by business partners, the task of ensuring the OHS system meets these expectations is an ongoing challenge for employers. Unfortunately there [...]

Insights into Better Thinking: An interview with Peter Addison about Bunnings National Safety Strategy

By | December 12th, 2016|Interview, News, Safety, Workers Compensation & Insurance|

By Georgina Wong, Senior Associate Australia’s most popular weekend destination might be best known by the general public as the best place to get a sausage sizzle and where “lowest prices are just the beginning”, but behind the closed roller doors of Bunnings warehouses, it’s their safety strategy that’s truly at the heart of their [...]