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.
The parents of two Queenslanders who were electrocuted at work are sharing their stories to remind others to stay safe.
The Government has announced the appointment of Aaron Guilfoyle as Queensland’s first independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor.
If you have a success story to share, or know of someone who deserves to be recognised for their achievements in work health and safety or rehabilitation and return to work, enter or nominate now for the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2019.
Training for a Queensland White Card must now be face to face with a Registered Training Organisation.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has published a new guide for fall arrest and industrial rope access anchorages.
A blitz on vehicle loading cranes has highlighted significant non-compliance with safety laws.
A south-east Queensland waste recycler and its company director have been committed to stand trial over the death of a worker.
Vehicle use on public roads is the most significant contributor to work-related fatalities, according to new figures just published.
Changes to Work Health and Safety Officers requirements, including information about how appointments are made, will be a key feature at the next meeting of the transport industry supply chain safety network on 22 May 2019 at Port of Brisbane.
Only 40 per cent of people in groups recommended for Q fever vaccination are aware of the vaccine and only 10 per cent of these people had been vaccinated, new research by the University of Sydney has found.
With the onset of the flu season, employers should now be planning their offensive to keep workplaces safe and productive.
The Queensland Government’s Injury Prevention and Management program is stepping up its commitment to help small businesses boost productivity and reduce injuries and associated workers’ compensation claims.
Have you seen our new Snap Decisions social media campaign featuring Queensland Safety Ambassador Shane Webcke? The campaign kicked off on 28 April, coinciding with Workers’ Memorial Day.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will be at the Brisbane Truck Show 16-19 May at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, providing a range of safety tips and advice for drivers and others in the industry.
Workers suffering from a work-related psychological injury can now access a new advisory service to support their recovery while navigating the workers’ compensation process.
Want to help create healthy, safe and productive working lives for all Australians? Applications are now open for the Safe Work Australia 2020 Graduate Program.