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It's time to renew your WorkCover accident insurance policy

01 Jul 2021 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Insurance

Your accident insurance policy with WorkCover Queensland—which covers your business for the cost of any work-related injuries to your workers—is due for renewal.

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2020–2021 WorkCover Queensland industry classifications released

26 Jun 2021 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Insurance

The finalised rates for WorkCover Queensland’s industry classifications (WIC) for 2020–2021 have now been published in the Queensland Government Gazette dated 26 June 2020.

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Queensland WorkCover premiums remain lowest in the country

Topics: Insurance

The Palaszczuk Government will not increase the WorkCover premium rate, as businesses across the state battle to cope with the challenges of COVID-19.

Date issued: 18 Jun 2021

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Electrical licensing disciplinary action

06 Aug 2020 | Electrical Safety Office

In May and June 2020, the Electrical Licensing Committee took disciplinary action against six licence holders.

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eSAFE Construction - July 2020

Industry: Construction

In this edition: Builder fined $85,000 over electric shock to worker, Changes to inspectors’ role in right of entry disputes and penalties, Concrete pumping compliance audits, Early prostate detection: prevention the best cure, MATES help for working during COVID-19, and more.

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Fake disposable respiratory protective equipment

The purpose of this safety alert is to assist businesses in identifying fake (non-certified) respirators and highlight the risks associated with using them.

Date issued: 29 Jul 2020

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Falling tree fatality

In June 2020, a man died after being struck by a tree he was cutting down with a chainsaw.

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Charges laid in Dreamworld referral

Topics: Legislation

The independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor, Mr Aaron Guilfoyle, has laid charges against Ardent Leisure Limited regarding the tragic incident at Dreamworld in October 2016 where four people lost their lives on the Thunder River Rapids Ride.

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