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Who is liable when a worker is injured on a construction site?

In brief

This recent NSW Supreme Court decision serves as an important precedent for the apportionment of liability of various parties on a construction site where a worker is injured, and the factors a Judge considers in apportioning liability. This is an important consideration for all labour hire companies, employers and contractors, and their insurers, in order to understand their responsibilitiesĀ and assess and minimise their risk and liability in the event that an injury occurs on site.

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