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Wiring Rules update: new requirements for recessed luminaries and pool area installations 21 Sep 2017

The Australian Standard AS/NZS3000 (the Wiring Rules) is being updated and is due to be published early next year. The new edition will include changes to the requirements of recessed luminaries and pool area installations. Read more...

Queensland's Mental Health Ambassador asks R U OK? 14 Sep 2017

On the day dedicated to reminding everyone it's okay to ask, "are you okay?" and support those struggling with life, Queensland’s Mental Health Ambassador Libby Trickett has gone one step further. Read more...

Household worker insurance protects Coorparoo family after freak house-sit accident 12 Sep 2017

The Evans family from Coorparoo never imagined their European holiday could be thrown into chaos when their house sitter called with the news she had seriously broken her foot.

Fortunately for Lisa Evans and her house sitter, Gemma, the Evans family were covered by a WorkCover Queensland Household Worker policy that protected both of them against the costs of Gemma’s injury claim.


Youngsters deliver farm safety messages through drawing competition 12 Sep 2017

Twelve primary school students from regional Queensland have had their winning entries in a drawing competition printed in the 2018 Farm Safety Calendar. Read more...

Ride ready campaign and competition promotes quad bike safety 12 Sep 2017

Industrial Relations Minister, Grace Grace, has today launched the latest phase of the State Government’s Ride ready advertising campaign with an online competition. Read more...

New laws crack down on mine health & safety 08 Sep 2017

Mine operators who fail to keep their workers safe face tough new penalties of up to $126,150 under legislation introduced into Parliament. Read more...

WorkCover Update September 2017 06 Sep 2017

In this edition: WorkCover promotes mentally healthy workplaces; Take part in Mental Health Week; WorkCover partners with Monash University on high risk claim research; Remember your reason for staying safe at work; and more. Read more...

Get involved in Electricity Safety Week 2017 05 Sep 2017

It’s Electricity Safety Week 4 to 8 September so get involved and make electrical safety a priority today. With events tailored for electrical workers and contractors, it’s a great opportunity to improve safety leadership skills and network with others in your industry. Read more...

Wiring Rules update: new requirements for sleeving of conductors and segregation of different services 04 Sep 2017

The Australian Standard AS/NZS3000 (the Wiring Rules) is being updated and due to be published later this year. It will include some changes to the requirements of sleeving of conductors and clarification on the segregation of different electrical installations. Read more...

Electricity Safety Week shines spotlight on electrical safety 04 Sep 2017

Electricity Safety Week (4-8 September) will shine the spotlight firmly on electrical safety with a host of events tailored specifically for electrical contractors and workers. Read more...


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14 December 2016

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