Maintaining a safe workplace is everyone’s responsibility. This section offers information and tools to help you manage risks and protect health, safety and wellbeing.
Everything you need to know about worker’s compensation insurance, whether you’re an employer needing to insure your workers or a worker who’s been injured at work.
Your rehabilitation and return to work journey will be easier if you know your options, the steps to take, and who’s responsible for what.
Information about work health and safety and electrical licensing, registration and training.
Learn about the Acts, Regulations and codes of practice we are responsible for and find information on workplace inspections and prosecutions.
Find health and safety information and guidance about your industry and the kind of work you do.
A listing of useful resources available on the website. Use the in-page search or filters to find what you need.
A Brisbane construction company has been fined $85,000 for failing to ensure a work site in Lutwyche was electrically safe.
On 17 June 2020, the Queensland Parliament passed minor changes to the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 related to right of entry disputes.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is auditing concrete pumping on construction sites across the state.
Prostate Awareness Australia (PAA) is a Queensland industry initiative established to raise the awareness of prostate cancer among men (and their families) working in building and construction.
As events change across the country because of COVID-19, the construction industry like many others, is experiencing changes to work routines through the need for social distancing.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is auditing formwork activities in the wake of several recent incidents which have highlighted the need for safer construction and use of formwork systems
TWO major Queensland construction companies have been fined $150,000 over a ‘glaringly obvious’ oversight that left a subcontractor with spinal injuries.
Occupational heat maps provide a visual representation of relative risk across occupations, with Workplace Health and Safety Queensland just publishing a report comparing jobs across the state.