Daily Archives: July 7, 2021

Managing Risk the Smart Way – Part 3 of 3: Occupier’s Liability – Flooring
Managing Risk the Smart Way – Part 3 of 3: Occupier’s Liability – Flooring

Approximately 42% of personal injury cases that require medical attention in Australia are due to falls of some sort. These can be caused by slippery flooring or the presence of contaminants on the floors of premises, particularly those with heavy foot traffic (such as shopping centres, retail shops, supermarkets, or workplaces). The property occupier’s failure to comply with safety standards can result in personal injury claims from individuals who slip and sustain injuries on the premises. There are simple measures occupiers can take to reduce risk…

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