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FKG building a safer future with Recover at Work - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

FKG building a safer future with Recover at Work

FK Gardner & Sons Group (FKG) are leading the way in managing the health and safety of their people. Now they are also helping other businesses rehabilitate injured workers through WorkCover Queensland’s Recover at Work host employment program. Read more...

Safety of paramount importance for BMD - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Safety of paramount importance for BMD

BMD is a national group of companies engaged in engineering design, construction and land development in the urban development, transport infrastructure, resources and energy sectors. Read more...

McNab safety practices results in three million hours LTI-free - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

McNab safety practices results in three million hours LTI-free

Toowoomba and Brisbane based construction and civil firm McNab, has now achieved three million hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI). They have been LTI-free for two years and continue to maintain a 0.00 Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) across the company. Read more...

Engineering and construction firm delivers award winning safety improvements - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Engineering and construction firm delivers award winning safety improvements

A bottom up approach to safety and a focus on reducing fatalities and permanently disabling injuries has seen the engineering and construction firm Tenix awarded a National Safety Council of Australia excellence award. Read more...

Managing hazardous manual tasks using the PErforM program - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Managing hazardous manual tasks using the PErforM program

Halliburton shared their experiences of their risk management program evolution at the PErforM network meeting on 8 May 2014. Read more...

70,000 reasons to provide appropriate training - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

70,000 reasons to provide appropriate training

While a serious workplace accident is an incredibly unfortunate event, often it gives companies the opportunity to learn from their mistakes and put in place preventative measures to reduce the risk in the future. Read more...

Alternative duties support quick return to work for amputee  - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Alternative duties support quick return to work for amputee

When a worker’s injury means they may be off work for two months, a supportive employer, such as Kurtz Transport, and an alternative suitable role can make a big difference by getting the worker back to work in just one week. Read more...

Innovative safety systems reduce injuries - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Innovative safety systems reduce injuries

The long term safety benefits far outweigh short term costs and risks to safety. That was the reasoning behind Saratoga Holdings decision to fit every tractor and harvesting machine with an in-house designed safety mechanism to keep their workers safe. Read more...

Pressing ahead with safety initiatives delivers results  - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Pressing ahead with safety initiatives delivers results

If RockPress looked into the future six years ago, when its premium was double the industry rate, with significant common law claims, and no return to work policies, they could not have anticipated the incredibly positive results they are now achieving. Today, RockPress has no common law claims, has an incredibly strong safety culture, and its premium is about half of the industry rate. Read more...

McAleese Group: accelerating towards a safer future - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

McAleese Group: accelerating towards a safer future

McAleese Transport have reduced their premium by 50 per cent by setting various measurable and achievable actions. Read more...

Bedding down a safety Mantra - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Bedding down a safety Mantra

This case study demonstrates the importance of identifying claims trends to create a safer workplace. Read more...

Fostering a healthy culture - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Fostering a healthy culture

By implementing health, wellbeing and return to work programs, and focusing on workplace safety, CUB Yatala has a positive workplace culture and fewer workplace injuries. Read more...

Leighton Contractors - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Leighton Contractors

This case study demonstrates the importance of having a planned workplace health and safety strategy in place and identifying risk factors to mitigate injury. Read more...

Workplace safety is no joke - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Workplace safety is no joke

A reminder that not all practical jokes have a funny outcome and how injuries can present themselves in the years following the incident. Read more...

Metcash - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Metcash

Finalist at the Q-COMP 2010 Return to Work Awards - large employer Metcash effectively implements safety programs and initiatives to reduce the number of injuries while giving employees credit for ensuring a safe work environment. Read more...

Ramsay Health Care - WorkCover Queensland Case Studies

Ramsay Health Care

Winner of the Q-COMP 2010 Return to Work Awards - large employer. By appropriately managing injured workers, and providing support and resources, RHC's employees can return to work safely and as soon as possible following an injury. Read more...

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01 July 2015

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Free resources to measure and improve your safety culture

There's nothing like getting back for getting better

Workers who get back to safe work as soon as possible recover more quickly than those who wait until they are fully recovered.

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There's nothing like getting back for getting better