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WorkCover to visit Mackay businesses to raise awareness of workers’ coverage 27 Feb 2015

WorkCover Queensland is visiting Mackay employers in the construction, manufacturing and retail industries in March to raise awareness of the importance of correctly covering workers for workplace injury.

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EBR formula review – thank you for your feedback 26 Feb 2015

As part of WorkCover Queensland's commitment to deliver tailored workers' compensation solutions to our stakeholders, we are currently reviewing our experience based rating (EBR) formula.

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Tailored information for labour hire industry 26 Feb 2015

Labour hire is the latest industry to receive a tailored industry site to help employers stay up to date with workplace health and safety and workers' compensation information.

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Assisting small business through a fairer premium model 24 Feb 2015

WorkCover Queensland is committed to supporting small business, and the important contribution they make to the Queensland economy. This is why last year we changed the way premiums are calculated for employers who pay $1.5 million or less in declared wages.

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Injured crane operator excited by return to work 03 Feb 2015

Crane operator, Mark Ferguson is ecstatic about returning to work after losing his fingers in a serious crane rigging accident in June 2013.

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Construction sector injury claims down almost 10 per cent since 2011/12 15 Jan 2015

Queensland construction workers made 9,147 workers' compensation claims in 2013/14, a nine per cent reduction from more than 10,000 in 2011/12.

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Audit – it’s a matter of dollars and sense 09 Jan 2015

The word 'audit' tends to incite fear and dread for many people; with images of endless paperwork and never-ending phone calls flashing before their eyes. But believe it or not, a WorkCover Queensland audit can offer positive benefits for employers.

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Worker Assist app named Finalist at national 2015 iTnews Benchmark Awards 19 Dec 2014

WorkCover Queensland's popular Worker Assist mobile app, that helps injured workers track the progress of their workers' compensation claim in real-time, has received national industry recognition with a Finalist nomination in the 2015 iTnews Benchmark Awards.

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More common law webinars scheduled for early 2015. Save these dates! 18 Dec 2014

Given the high interest shown by customers in our October webinar on common law exposure risks attached to lifting and transfer injuries, a new webinar series will be run in 2015 from January to April.

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Higher claims from young workers in accommodation and food services 15 Dec 2014

 Nearly half (45%) of Queensland workers' compensation claims in the accommodation and food services industry are from injured workers under 30 years old.

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31 March 2014

Register now for the North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo

The North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo is coming to Townsville on 24 April 2015.

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Register now for the North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo