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.
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Queensland students are being encouraged to sharpen their pencils, unpack their paints and get set to enter the 2020 Farm Safety calendar competition!
A spate of incidents in which workers have died or been injured while operating tractors has prompted a warning from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, reminding workers and employers of safety basics.
In the past three years, five people have lost their lives in electrical incidents on Queensland farms, with nearly 50 per cent of hospital admissions for electrical related injuries coming from outer regional or remote locations.
A failure to use a simple and effective fencing equipment locking pin that would have prevented a worker being injured has led to a property manager being convicted and fined $60,000 in the Townsville Magistrates Court.
Stakeholders have until 10 June to respond to recommendations made by an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report on safety standards for quad bikes
Ergon Energy is trialling a new powerline safety planning tool at lookupandlive.com.au that assists landowners to plan work around powerlines.
A new group called the Wide Bay Area Safety Network is giving agriculture industry employers tips and advice on how their workplaces can be safer and more productive.
Farmers and rural producers have an opportunity to show the rest of Queensland how they are working safer and smarter, with nominations now open for the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2019.
The North Queensland floods saw several cases of soil-borne bacterial diseases, highlighting the importance of protecting workers against leptospirosis.
There’s no doubt farming is a psychologically and physically demanding role, so it’s important to look after your health to ensure the viability of your business.
Rural Queensland employers can now request a Mentally Healthy Workplaces workshop to be held in their community after Workplace Health and Safety Queensland announced the program was being expanded.