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Electric blankets need care and attention too [News article] 21 Oct 2016

A nasty incident on the first day of winter is again a stark reminder that electric blankets need care and attention before being put back into use each chilly season.


Palaszczuk Government launches agricultural safety campaign [Media release] 20 Oct 2016

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace and Agricultural Minister Leanne Donaldson today launched an ad safety campaign to tackle high injury and death rates in the agriculture industry. Read more...

Innovation, tenacity, bravery and dedication celebrated at Safe Work and Return to Work Awards [Media release] 18 Oct 2016

The return to work of a gravely injured policeman and sexually abused hotel manager, along with health improvement programs have all been recognised at the 2016 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards. Read more...
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Scentre Group – Safety Never Goes out of Style [News article] 17 Oct 2016

Following on from a successful Safety Week in 2015, Scentre Group will partner with WorkCover Queensland and Workplace Health and Safety to bring attention to its customers, retailers, contractors and visitors on the importance of safety.


Worker Assist app wins 2016 PIEF innovation award [News article] 17 Oct 2016

WorkCover Queensland's Worker Assist mobile app has won the Innovation in Injury & Disability Management category award at the 2016 National Personal Injury Education Foundation (PIEF) Awards in Sydney.


Olympic heroine Libby Trickett takes on mental health at work [Media release] 12 Oct 2016

Olympic gold medalist and world record holding swimmer Libby Trickett has been appointed Queensland’s Mental Health Ambassador, tasked with raising awareness of the issue within the workplace. Read more...

Queensland primary school students create farm safety masterpieces [Media release] 12 Oct 2016

Almost 500 Queensland school children have submitted works of art, but only 12 will have their masterpieces featured in a calendar reminding us of farm safety. Read more...

League legends join Industrial Relations Minister to tackle work safety [Media release] 05 Oct 2016

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today joined Queensland Safety Ambassador Shane Webcke and Asbestos Awareness Ambassador Trevor Gillmeister at a breakfast in Brisbane to mark the start of Safe Work Month. Read more...
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Virtual Seminar Series - new website [News article] 05 Oct 2016

Safe Work Australia again this year will host a series of free online seminars throughout October, November and December 2016, on the latest thinking, research, developments and best practice in work health and safety.


Workplace health and safety in the spotlight during Safe Work Month [Media release] 04 Oct 2016

October is Safe Work month and from today workplaces will celebrate success in safety via a host of events across the state. Read more...
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29 June 2015

Order the free 2017 farm safety calendar

Featuring 12 winning pictures from the School farm safety calendar competition.


2017 farm safety calendar

Lend Lease reaps benefit of helping motivated injured workers recover at work

Property and infrastructure group, Lend Lease is giving injured workers a new lease on life and rehabilitating them back to work sooner through WorkCover Queensland's Recover at Work host employment program.


Lend Lease and Recover at Work