Education and Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has launched the 2019 farm safety calendar competition as part of Governing from Mackay this week, with students from Eton State School.
Citrus grower Glen Grove Orchards has seen a 30 per cent drop in its workers' compensation costs and a 60 per cent reduction in new claims per year after working hand in hand with the State Government's Injury Prevention and Management Program.
A rural health program targeting mental health is reducing stigma attached to illness and helping communities work together to become more resilient.
The aerial cattle mustering industry has the highest accident rate of any sector in the Australian aviation community and has been warned it must improve its leadership and culture to avoid future unnecessary tragedies.
A pineapple farm operator carrying out repairs post cyclone Marcia has been fined $20,000 after a worker fell more than 3m onto a concrete floor from an unrestrained timber pineapple crate being used at height as an elevated work platform.
Queenslanders working in agriculture are urged to enter the 2018 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards and continue the industry's proud record of sharing in the major spoils in recent years.
Tractors are essential around the farm, but a recent tragedy in Queensland highlights how dangerous they can be if safety equipment is not fitted.
With the start of the influenza season, now is the time to get workplaces prepared - and that means in the country as well as the city.
Queensland Government’s new labour hire scheme is off to a flying start, with more than 1,300 applications received in its first month of operation.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2018