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March 2020

    Challenging times need innovative safety regulation

    As the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic medically, economically and socially, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has had to make changes to its work processes.

    Availability of disposable respirators during the COVID-19 pandemic

    There is currently a shortage of disposable particulate respirators in Australia due to an increase in demand from health care workers and from the public and because many Chinese manufacturers have temporarily shut down.

    Family-owned business fined $160,000 for two serious offences

    Brisbane company Conissis Pty Ltd has been fined $160,000 for two separate breaches of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

    Improving safety management on large scale construction projects

    Calling all developers or principal contractors leading construction projects valued at over $100m. Are you interested in finding out more about your safety obligations and how to better manage safety on your site?

    G&D Lawrie Builders evolved with injury prevention training

    It’s been just on six months since G&D Lawrie Builders signed up for the Queensland Government’s Injury Prevention and Management program, but there have been some big improvements at the Gladstone based company.

    Energy drinks and the impact on workers

    Are you relying more and more on energy drinks to increase your stamina levels or put that extra bounce into your workday?

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    30 March 2020

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    How to help prevent the spread of infection at work and answers to common workers' compensation questions.


    How to help prevent the spread of infection at work and answers to common workers' compensation questions

    Solar farms subsidised training

    Find out about subsidised training for workers to upskill and comply with the Construction and operation of solar farms Code of Practice 2019 at


    Solar farms subsidised training