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Snorkel and dive safety for Chinese New Year 24 Jan 2020

Chinese New Year is one of the busiest times of year for Queensland's dive and snorkel industry. Many people are visiting the Great Barrier Reef and other destinations to dive or snorkel, often for the first time. Read more...

New year safety check 21 Jan 2020

The new year is a great time for a quick safety check of your business before things get busy. Read more...

$50,000 fine after young boy injured on inflatable amusement ride 20 Jan 2020

A $50,000 fine was handed out in a Brisbane court this week over an incident in which a nine-year-old boy was injured when he fell off an inflatable amusement device he was riding.

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Electrical safety codes of practice 2020 15 Jan 2020

Continued guidance on electrical safety standards remains available following the automatic expiry of three electrical safety codes of practice on 1 January 2020. Read more...

Agricultural industry mobile plant roll-over incidents 23 Dec 2019

In October 2019, a man died on a rural property died after being crushed by the tractor he was operating. Initial findings suggest he was reversing the tractor into a deep excavation, when for reasons yet to be established, the tractor rolled. Read more...

Worker struck by building materials 20 Dec 2019

In November 2019, a truck driver sustained serious lacerations to his leg when he was struck by building materials which had fallen off a pallet. Read more...

eSAFE - December 2019 19 Dec 2019

In this edition: Kids urged to be Ride Ready on quad bikes over busy holiday period, Registrations open for 2020 MSD Symposium, $75,000 fine after serious sugar mill injury leads to amputation, Work safely with asbestos after summer storms, Latest innovations targeting sun safety, New report on work-related musculoskeletal disorders, and much more. Read more...

Incident at Public Swimming Pool 18 Dec 2019

In November, a young child was submerged underwater for less than two minutes at a supervised public pool. On-duty lifeguards administered CPR until QAS officers arrived and took over. The child was taken to hospital and later passed away. Read more...

Electrical licence updates 16 Dec 2019

Following a review of restricted electrical work licences (RELs), you will see a few changes to how it looks when you renew and receive your new licence card. Read more...

Worker injured on construction site 13 Dec 2019

In October 2019, a compact track loader (commonly known as a posi-track or bobcat) was moving spoil on a construction site when it reversed into a worker who suffered serious leg injuries. Read more...
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24 May 2019

Win a quad bike helmet!

Think you’re a quad bike safety expert? Play the Ride ready game for your chance to win a quad bike helmet—we have more than 100 helmets to give away!

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Win a quad bike helmet!

Lend Lease reaps benefit of helping motivated injured workers recover at work

Property and infrastructure group, Lend Lease is giving injured workers a new lease on life and rehabilitating them back to work sooner through WorkCover Queensland's Recover at Work host employment program.

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Lend Lease and Recover at Work