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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in early childhood education and care services

About the virus, its effects and how to prevent CMV in the child care industry.

Diseases from animals

Animal diseases include Hendra virus, influenza, Q fever, Australian bat lyssavirus and handling bats, Leptospirosis, Hydatid disease , Psittacosis and Toxoplasmosis.

Ebolavirus disease (EVD)

The risk of Ebolavirus disease (EVD) in Australia is low, however healthcare agencies are currently developing EVD preparedness plans to ensure that any potential cases can be managed safely. For more information on EVD, visit the Federal Department of Health.

Immunisation in early childhood education and care services

Managing the risks of diseases in the child care industry through immunisation or vaccination

Influenza

Resources to help prevent the spread of flu at work.

Mosquito borne diseases

Resources to help prevent the spread of mosquito borne diseases at work.

Zika is a mosquito borne virus that is closely related to dengue fever. Find out more about Zika virus.

Non-potable water

Non-potable water is water that has been used at least once and then supplied for reuse, either treated or untreated. Without appropriate treatment, recycled water may contain a range of contaminants.

Skin penetrating injuries

Health and safety information for skin penetrating injuries, sharps and needlestick injuries.

Last updated
04 April 2017

Ride ready

70 Queenslanders have been killed using quad bikes since 2001. The Ride ready campaign aims to reduce deaths and injuries. Get involved!

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Ride ready

It's now even easier to track your claim with the Worker Assist app

Get real time updates about your claim, any time, anywhere, and find out when your next payment will be plus much more!

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