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Safe Work Australia calls for comment on lead in the workplace 11 Feb 2016

Safe Work Australia is seeking public comment on options for the setting of blood lead levels and airborne lead concentrations. New scientific evidence suggests current legislated blood lead levels, and workplace exposure standards for lead may not adequately protect all workers. Submissions will be accepted until 5.30 pm, 26 February 2016. Read more...

Mental health in the workplace 04 Feb 2016

The health of workers is not just about physical health, but psychological health too. When managing mental health in the workplace, it is important to consider workplace hazards such as workplace bullying, work-related stress, work-related violence and work-related fatigue.

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Jason’s story targets safety on Queensland construction sites * 03 Feb 2016

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today released a new work safety film targeting young workers and their employers in a bid to cut deaths and injuries on construction sites. Read more...

Supporting workers going through difficult times 02 Feb 2016

When someone you know is going through a difficult or life-changing event, it can be hard to know the right thing to say or the best way to offer support.

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Bullying: what it is and isn’t, and what you can do about it 14 Jan 2016

As the forces of change and technological progress bear down on organisations, workplace bullying has become a sensitive and unpredictable issue for managers and staff to navigate.

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Healthier choices for shift workers 07 Jan 2016

New Year usually brings with it talk of change for the better, with healthy living at the top of people's resolution lists after festive season overindulgence. Read more...

Hover-boards sold over Christmas have been recalled due to electrical safety concerns 06 Jan 2016

Consumers are urged to be extra vigilant following reports of a house fire involving a hover-board in Victoria and a number of recalls of the electrical chargers of the devices.

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Victorian house fire prompts hover-board warning* 05 Jan 2016

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations Grace Grace today met with a Brisbane family who lost their son to mesothelioma to highlight the importance of asbestos safety. Read more...

Gilly supports efforts to rid family home of asbestos 18 Dec 2015

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations Grace Grace last week met with a Brisbane family who lost their son to mesothelioma to highlight the importance of asbestos safety. Read more...

Gilly supports efforts to rid family home of asbestos* 17 Dec 2015

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations Grace Grace today met with a Brisbane family who lost their son to mesothelioma to highlight the importance of asbestos safety. Read more...
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29 June 2015

North Queensland Return To Work Conference

The North Queensland Return to Work Conference is back in 2016 with a new line-up of expert speakers addressing the needs of those on the frontline of rehabilitation and return to work. Register now!

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North Queensland Return To Work Conference

WorkCover Connect: the essential online service for managing workers' compensation

We're excited to announce WorkCover Connect, a new online service connecting Queensland businesses to everything they need to efficiently manage workers’ compensation.

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