Articles and case studies

Managing respirable crystalline silica

Managing respirable crystalline silica

Dust containing respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is generated by high-energy processes such as cutting, sawing, grinding, drilling, polishing, scabbling and crushing of silica-containing materials. Read more about Managing respirable crystalline silica

eSAFE Construction - March 2017

eSAFE Construction newsletter - March 2019

In this edition: Priority infringement notice offences targeted; HSR training required within three months of election; Bricklayer fined for Springfield Lakes block wall collapse; Tower crane hoist rope and brake failures; Caboolture crane company cops heavy fine after failing to follow manufacturer’s instruction; and much more. Read more about eSAFE Construction newsletter - March 2019

Worker on scaffold

Tradies urged to keep a check on health and wellbeing

With 42% of construction workers’ compensation claims in Queensland due to musculoskeletal injuries – 33% of those are back related – tradies need to watch more than just their backs and look after all aspects of their health and wellbeing. Read more about Tradies urged to keep a check on health and wellbeing

Construction shaking hands

WorkCover teams up with peak physiotherapist association

WorkCover Queensland teamed up with the Australian Physiotherapy Association to discuss how to prevent and understand injuries in the workplace. Read more about WorkCover teams up with peak physiotherapist association

eSAFE Construction - March 2017

eSAFE Construction newsletter - November 2018

In this edition: Use the right tools for the job; Work health and safety duties not just with PCBUs; Silica audits for engineered stone benchtop fabricators; Secure worksites ahead of holiday season shutdowns; Labour hire provider boosting safety in construction; and much more. Read more about eSAFE Construction newsletter - November 2018

eSAFE Construction - March 2017

eSAFE Construction newsletter - November 2017

Articles in this edition of the eSAFE Construction e-newsletter include: Multiple reckless conduct charges laid for 2016 Eagle Farm deaths, Changes to work health and safety and right of entry dispute resolution processes, Roof falls lead to significant fines, Construction industry prominent at 2017 Safe Work Awards,Industry undertaking to boost construction safety, and much more... Read more about eSAFE Construction newsletter - November 2017

eSAFE Construction - March 2017

eSAFE Construction newsletter - March 2017

Articles in this edition of the eSAFE Construction e-newsletter include: Improving health and safety for young construction workers, Milestone workplace prosecution in Queensland continues, Industry action reducing musculoskeletal disorders in construction, Award winners embrace health and wellbeing and more... Read more about eSAFE Construction newsletter - March 2017

Scentre Group: From little things, big things grow

Scentre Group: From little things, big things grow

Scentre Group is the owner and operator of Australia and New Zealand’s largest shopping centre portfolio, Westfield. Read more about Scentre Group: From little things, big things grow

Man being supervised using a forklift

Onsite traffic management and pedestrian safety

Workplaces in the construction, manufacturing, transport and agriculture industries will be the focus of a year-long statewide audit campaign starting in July 2016 targeting traffic management. Read more about Onsite traffic management and pedestrian safety

Stewart Sherrington

How to keep skilled workers in an industry after injury

Getting highly skilled construction and mining workers to stay in the industry after they are injured at work was the focus of a forum hosted by WorkCover Queensland. Read more about How to keep skilled workers in an industry after injury

Last updated
02 May 2017