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Over 85 employers from the childcare industry gathered at WorkCover Queensland’s first ever childcare industry forum to gain insights into industry trends, advice on reducing work related injuries and minimising impacts on people. Read more about Childcare leaders gain valuable advice at industry forum
Paramedic Anthony Windle was diagnosed with a back injury and, at 60 years old, had doubts he would ever be able to return to the job he loves. Watch Anthony's story in this new short film. Read more about Good to get back – Anthony's story
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
Queensland’s average return to work rate after a workplace injury is impressive at over 90 per cent, but continuing to strive for a higher average stay at work rate could have positive outcomes for both workers and employers. Read more about Seven principles of effective injury management
Melissa Laing’s world was turned upside down when she found herself in the middle of an armed robbery in her job as a console operator at a Willowbank service station west of Ipswich. Read more about Host employment revives self-confidence after harrowing ordeal
WorkCover Queensland's data shows that around 63 per cent of claims from Queensland health and community care workers aged between 50 and 59 years of age are due to musculoskeletal injuries and diseases. Read more about Musculoskeletal injury prevention and suitable duties are crucial for ageing workforce
WorkCover Queensland presented a webinar on Thursday 19 February 2015 to help Queensland employers understand their insurance obligations and explore best practice injury management strategies. Read more about Do you have the right insurance cover and best practices in place to reduce your premium
Research shows that how you cope with shift work may depend on your health, fitness, age and lifestyle. Getting regular exercise and eating a well-balanced diet can help to help your body to adapt. However for those on the night shift it can be challenging trying to make healthy choices and very tempting to rely on an artificial 'fix'. Read more about Diet, alertness and shift work
Health and community care workers made more than 11,500 new workers’ compensation claims in 2013/2014. Read more about Health and community care employers urged to check workers’ compensation compliance
Did you know that if a carer, employed by a community care company, is injured while volunteering their time to assist a client at an event outside of their normal arrangements that the client could be liable? Read more about When is your client liable for a carer’s injury?
- Last updated
- 23 March 2014
Is stress weighing you down at work? See the signs and ask for help
Hear Libby’s story and find out more about being mentally healthy at work.