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.
Read the January 2022 edition of Rehab and return to work ebulletin.
An injured hand is likely to have a major impact on personal and occupational functional capacity so it’s important to ensure hand injuries are promptly diagnosed and treated. Rehabilitation and return to work coordinators should ensure a clear and consistent diagnosis is available early in the injury management pathway.
The Safe Work and Return to Work Awards are a great way to recognise the exceptional level of work by businesses and individuals. Last year, Nancy Andrian from LendLease took out the title of Best individual contribution to rehabilitation and return to work category. As the Injury Care and Recovery Manager for Lendlease Queensland for the past six years, Nancy supports 810 staff in their wellness journey to return them to their best lifestyle after an injury or illness and ultimately back to work.
New expert medical guidelines on returning workers with mine dust lung diseases (MDLD) to the workplace are available. The guidelines will assist you with decisions on safe return to work, including what levels of dust exposure are appropriate for workers with disease and ongoing health monitoring of workers.