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Read the January 2022 edition of eSAFE Rural newsletter.
One of the world’s largest macadamia producers has been fined more than $400,000 over a series of work safety breaches which left workers with serious injuries, one of which resulted in a forearm amputation.
Queensland’s Labour Hire Licensing Compliance Unit (LHLCU) continues to lead the way in protecting workers from exploitation and promoting the integrity of the labour hire industry.
A recent series of quad bike incidents has again highlighted just how important it is to take a few simple precautions to protect rural families and workers who use or own these vehicles. Earlier this month, a woman was airlifted to hospital after a quad bike accident in Rockhampton's west, while there were also separate incidents on the Sunshine Coast and Western Downs.
We’ve already had a number of nasty storms and flooding in Queensland this year, and the Bureau of Meteorology is predicting more for the rest of the summer. With that in mind, rural workplaces are being urged to make sure they’re prepared for the hazards heavy rain and flooding can bring, particularly in the bush.
Reported cases of Q fever and Leptospirosis are both higher for 2021 than previous years, with both diseases capable of causing serious illness requiring hospitalisation. It may also leave lasting health effects. So, who is at risk?
While a wetter than usual summer has been predicted for Queensland, the threat of bushfires and likely heavy smoke, is a seasonal risk for many Australians, particularly those living and working on the land.
A new guide is available to help monitor the health of workers exposed to organophosphate pesticides (OPs).
A new Workplace Health and Safety Queensland publication reveals the serious injury claim rate in Queensland grew marginally at 1.2% a year from 2015–16 to 2019–20. Queensland recorded 59 work-related fatality claims a year on average.