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    Queensland gets ready to Work Well

    A digital futurist, human communications expert and the Royal Australian Navy’s first female pilot are headlining this year’s program at the Work Well Conference 2023.

  • Media release

    Calling all sparkies - connect with us for Electrical Safety Week

    Kickstart your September with Electrical Safety Week 2023 a series of events for electrical industry leaders, workers, contractors and apprentices.

  • Media release

    Rocklea tyre recycling business second conviction following $650,000 fine

    A Rocklea tyre recycling business which pleaded guilty and was fined $650,000 in the Brisbane District Court in June, has again been convicted without further fines when the matter for a 2020 workplace incident returned to the Brisbane Magistrates Court recently.

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    WorkCover Queensland invests in the safety of forklift users

    With over 700 forklift-related injuries per year in Queensland, WorkCover is demonstrating its commitment to safety with the Harmful Equipment (Forklifts) Injury Risk Reduction Initiative.

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    Glen's story

    Glen Bennett's life changed dramatically when he was involved in an horrific crash in central Queensland. Now, nearly three years on, it’s been a steep road to recovery, but Glen’s positive mindset and strong support network have been crucial.

  • Media release

    Electrical Safety Office director awarded by Standards Australia

    Electrical Safety Office director awarded national W.R Hebblewhite Medal. Brian Richardson acknowledged for his contribution and foresight to safety.

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    Contributory negligence found against hospital worker who injured shoulder

    A Queensland Supreme Court judge has awarded damages to a hospital worker who injured her shoulder while assisting a co-worker to move a mattress at work but found contributory negligence on the part of the worker also played a role in the injury.

  • Media release

    Put your safety achievements on show at the 2023 Work Well Awards

    Showcase your safety excellence by entering the Work Well Awards 2023 (formerly Safe Work and Return to Work Awards). We want to hear about Queensland’s best risk management solutions, safety systems, work health and wellbeing initiatives, and safety leaders.

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    Release of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld) Review Report

    The Queensland Government has accepted all 31 recommendations from an independent review of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act), which sought to clarify and enhance its existing frameworks and ensure its overall effectiveness.

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    Workers remembered on international memorial day

    In the last year, Queensland lost 27 people to work-related injuries and disease. Three women and 24 men left our workplaces and homes too soon.

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    New national strategy paves the way for safer and healthier work

    The Queensland Government has welcomed the release of a new national 10-year work health and safety strategy, alongside new tactics to protect workers from silica dust and psychosocial hazards in the state’s workplaces.

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    Review into Queensland’s workers’ compensation scheme

    The Queensland Government has announced an independent review of the state’s workers’ compensation scheme is underway.