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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

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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

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

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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

Formwork Code of Practice 2016

Formwork Code of Practice 2016

The Formwork Code of Practice 2016 was approved by the Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and commences on 31 March 2016. Read more about Formwork Code of Practice 2016

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Construction employers urged to take action to reduce claims spike

Employers in the construction industry must focus on injury prevention and workers need to stay safe as the industry gears up to take an anticipated 40% hike in workers’ compensation claims for March, according to WorkCover Queensland. Read more about Construction employers urged to take action to reduce claims spike

Kylie Easton_Recover@Work

Short film shows benefits of Recover@Work

It’s not always possible to return to the same job after an injury. But a different job with a host employer could be the answer. Read more about Short film shows benefits of Recover@Work

Last updated
02 May 2017