Your accident insurance policy with WorkCover Queensland—which covers your business for the cost of any work-related injuries to your workers—is due for renewal.
The finalised rates for WorkCover Queensland’s industry classifications (WIC) for 2020–2021 have now been published in the Queensland Government Gazette dated 26 June 2020.
The Palaszczuk Government will not increase the WorkCover premium rate, as businesses across the state battle to cope with the challenges of COVID-19.
Date issued: 18 Jun 2021
In May and June 2020, the Electrical Licensing Committee took disciplinary action against six licence holders.
In this edition: Builder fined $85,000 over electric shock to worker, Changes to inspectors’ role in right of entry disputes and penalties, Concrete pumping compliance audits, Early prostate detection: prevention the best cure, MATES help for working during COVID-19, and more.
The purpose of this safety alert is to assist businesses in identifying fake (non-certified) respirators and highlight the risks associated with using them.
Date issued: 29 Jul 2020
The independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor, Mr Aaron Guilfoyle, has laid charges against Ardent Leisure Limited regarding the tragic incident at Dreamworld in October 2016 where four people lost their lives on the Thunder River Rapids Ride.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2017