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Specific obligations

Responsibilities and obligations exist for different industries and type of organisation to ensure Workplace health and safety laws in Queensland are followed.

Apartment owners and bodies corporate

Outlines when apartment owners and bodies corporate have a duty under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Non profit organisations and volunteers

Outlines when non-profit organisations and volunteers have duties under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Health and safety for telecommuters

Employers should consider a range of health and safety factors before entering into a telecommuting or work-from-home arrangement with workers.

Health and safety in contact centres

Contact centre owners and operators have a responsibility to manage the risks in the workplace.

Last updated
02 July 2018

Codes of Practice are now an enforceable standard to manage hazards and risks

A Work Health and Safety inspector may refer to an approved code of practice when issuing an improvement or prohibition notice.


Updated work safety codes of practice enforceable from 1 July 2018

Lend Lease reaps benefit of helping motivated injured workers recover at work

Property and infrastructure group, Lend Lease is giving injured workers a new lease on life and rehabilitating them back to work sooner through WorkCover Queensland's Recover at Work host employment program.


Lend Lease and Recover at Work