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North Queensland Return to Work Conference hits Townsville* 29 Apr 2016

Leading rehabilitation and return to work experts will come together in Townsville today for the North Queensland Return to Work Conference. Read more...

Past ESOutlook editions 28 Apr 2016

Past editions of Electrical Safety Outlook newsletters. Read more...

The ‘Big Three’ causes of musculoskeletal injuries 18 Apr 2016

Did you know that musculoskeletal injuries are the cause of over 50 per cent of all workers’ compensation claims received each year in Queensland?

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State work safety awards set to celebrate success* 13 Apr 2016

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today officially launched the 2016 Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards in Brisbane. Read more...

Good to get back – Anthony's story 24 Mar 2016

Paramedic Anthony was diagnosed with a back injury and, at 60 years old, had doubts that he would ever be able to return to the job he loves. Read more...

Home electrical safety awareness campaign to recommence in June* 17 Mar 2016

The Palaszczuk Government will re-launch a vital home electrical safety awareness campaign in June, Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said. Read more...

Formwork code helps form safer workplaces for Queensland construction workers 14 Mar 2016

Workers dealing with formwork on Queensland construction sites will now work in safer environments following the release of a remade Formwork Code of Practice. Read more...

Statement from the Industrial Relations Minister: Yabulu Nickel Refinery* 11 Mar 2016

On Thursday 10 March, the administrators for the Yabulu Nickel Refinery requested the transfer of the major hazard facility licence from the current operator Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd to proposed operator Queensland Nickel Sales Ltd. Read more...

Quad bike death highlights need for improved safety* 08 Mar 2016

The tragic death of an 18-year-old man in a quad bike incident this week in southern Queensland highlights the need to improve quad bike safety, Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said. Read more...

Formwork code helps form safer workplaces for Queensland construction workers* 08 Mar 2016

Workers dealing with formwork on Queensland construction sites will now work in safer environments following the release of a remade Formwork Code of Practice. Read more...
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29 June 2015

Electrical safety in ceiling spaces

Whether you are a homeowner or a tradie, there is one simple thing you can do to make it safer before you go up into the ceiling space – turn off all the main power switches at the switchboard.

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Electrical safety in ceiling spaces

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

WorkCover Connect is an online service connecting Queensland businesses to everything they need to efficiently manage workers’ compensation.

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