A range of Eaton Quicklag ELQ-TW earth leakage circuit breakers (RCBOs) have been recalled by the suppliers due to risk of electrical fire.
Date issued: 16 Feb 2017
A steel company has been fined $40,000 for failing to ensure safety after a truck driver fell from his trailer while unloading steel at Pinkenba in 2014.
Failure to properly supervise a 15-year-old plumbing apprentice has been a hard lesson for a small inner city plumbing contractor, who recently pleaded guilty to breaching work health and safety laws.
The consequences of unsafe or unlicensed electrical work can be tragic. The Electrical Safety Office will prosecute and take disciplinary action against offenders who breach legislation.
WorkCover Queensland today celebrates its 20th anniversary, recognising the important contribution the workers’ compensation scheme makes each year to over 150,000 Queensland businesses and their injured workers.
In this edition: Road rule changes for quad bikes and utility off-road vehicles; Drought Wellbeing Service assists people with mental health concerns; Be sun and heat safe in 2017; Farm business fined $125,000 following quad bike death; Hazardous chemicals labelling and container disposal; and much more.
As thousands of youngsters kick start their careers, a recent case in the Ipswich Magistrates Court is a stark reminder of the responsibilities employers have with new starters.
Office ergonomics can help you be more comfortable at work, lower stress, and reduce injuries caused by awkward positions and repetitive tasks.
- Last updated
- 01 November 2016