Howzat? Byrnecut to pay compo for Prominent Hill cricket injury

A FLY-in, fly-out worker injured while playing cricket at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia will be eligible for worker’s compensation after an appeal by Safework SA against a decision to grant him the right to claim compensation was thrown out of court.

Howzat?  Byrnecut to pay compo for Prominent Hill cricket injury  Howzat?  Byrnecut to pay compo for Prominent Hill cricket injury  Howzat?  Byrnecut to pay compo for Prominent Hill cricket injury  Howzat?  Byrnecut to pay compo for Prominent Hill cricket injury  Howzat?  Byrnecut to pay compo for Prominent Hill cricket injury

Prominent Hill worker claimed he was playing cricket to stay awake and reset his body clock to be able to sleep at night and work during the day

The case brings up some issues for FIFO sites and fitness for work policies and shows there are legal implications for employers to consider when site workers are transitioning through shift