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Safe Work Month resources

Check out our free resources to help you plan your own health and safety awareness programs at your workplace. Safe Work Month in October is the perfect time to engage your teams and display safety messaging in your workplace. Keep health and safety top of mind all year round with our extensive range of resources.

Dale Kennedy filmFilms

Use our collection of short films as engaging and educational features at your event, or to start a work health and safety discussion among your team or supply chain partners.

Our documentary films about the impact a workplace safety incident can have on a person and their family, colleagues and friends are good reminders that the most important reason for making your workplace safe, is not at work at all. Here's a selection of our personal story films or visit our YouTube channel for other film resources.

Event recordings

View Safe Work Month and Mental Health Week 2020 event recordings.

Industry and topic-specific resources

Postcards thumbnailPostcards

Distribute our inspirational or informative postcards to your team to highlight the most important reasons for staying safe at work, or give them insight into the biggest injury risks in your industry. Request your copies.

There are industry infographic postcards for the agriculture (PDF, 0.31 MB), construction (PDF, 0.3 MB), manufacturing (PDF, 0.28 MB), health (PDF, 0.26 MB) and transport (PDF, 0.33 MB) industries, as well as overall results for Queensland (PDF, 0.29 MB) and work-related mental disorders (PDF, 0.22 MB).

Show your commitment to workplace health and safety social media tile Media

Make use of our Media Kit this Safe Work Month. Use images, quotes, statistics, and videos in your workplace to help raise awareness of why working safely is important.

Download our social media tiles and share on your social accounts to show your commitment to workplace health and safety.


Download our email banners to provide safety inspiration to your workforce correspondence all year round.

Screen savers

Download our screen savers to provide safety inspiration to your workforce all year round.

Shane Webcke poster thumbnailPosters

Download our posters to provide safety inspiration to your workforce all year round. Put them up in your common areas for greatest impact. You can also request copies of the posters.

Download Shane Webcke poster (PDF, 0.62 MB).

Read more about Queensland Safety Ambassador - Shane Webcke.


Use our online tools to help you implement positive health and safety change in your workplace.

eToolsWork health and safety eTools - Estimate return on safety investments, and assess the risks from noise, heat stress and hazardous manual tasks in order to keep your workers safe.

  • Return on investment calculator (determine the return on investment of a workplace health and safety intervention)
  • PEforM etool (Participative Ergonomics for Manual Tasks)
  • MantRA (hazardous manual tasks risk assessment tool)
  • Noise Exposure Calculator (calculate daily noise exposure and guidance on controls)
  • Heat Stress (Basic) Calculator (identify risk factors of heat-related illness)

NOTE: Planned outage: The eTools suite is unavailable until February 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. The suite includes the above tools:

Healthy places audit tool (PDF, 0.23 MB) – helps you to identify the resources and facilities available and changes you can make to support wellness at work.

Organisational systems benchmarking tool – a benchmarking tool to help you assess your work health and safety, rehabilitation and return to work and worker health and wellbeing systems.

People at Work – a tool to help you identify and manage workplace risks to mental health of employees.

Safety fundamentals toolkit – a toolkit for small businesses, including sole traders, that helps you understand your legal obligations and comply with the law to create a safer, healthier and more successful business.