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Employer forum - a safe and healthy workplace can make a big difference


1 August 2019

WorkCover Queensland recently hosted a forum for construction industry employers on the importance of keeping a safe and healthy workplace and the benefits for both employers and workers.

Industry experts provided valuable information on a range of topics from effective injury prevention and injury management strategies, to mental health in the construction industry, to common law claims and the associated legal issues.

Below you will find links to the presentations delivered and video recordings of the various sessions.

Intro and stats Introduction, WorkCover update and industry claims data (PDF, 2.64 MB)
Sharon Stratford, Manager, Corporate Relations and Engagement, WorkCover Queensland
Melanie Stojanovic, Customer Group Executive, WorkCover Queensland
Suitable dutiesBenefits of suitable duties and return to work (PDF, 2.64 MB)
Gabrielle Turner, Customer Group Manager, WorkCover Queensland
Mates Suicide awareness and prevention
Erin Oldman, Mates in Construction
Panel Industry panel
Stephanie Gaylard, Health, Safety and Environment Services Manager, Queensland Master Builders Association
Brent Fewkes, Industry Engagement Manager, Construction Skills Queensland
Melanie Stojanovic, Customer Group Executive, WorkCover Queensland
WHSQ Workplace Health and Safety Queensland Update (PDF, 0.35 MB)
Steven Johnston, Safety Advisor
Megan Keily, Psychologist
Noel Pinkerton, Infoline Services Officer
BT Lawyers image Common law and legal issues, including prevention and return to work (PDF, 0.13 MB)
George Williams, Senior Associate, BT Lawyers
Samantha Abbott, Senior Associate, BT Lawyers

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