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Review gives Queensland workers’ compensation scheme big thumbs up

An independent review of Queensland’s workers’ compensation scheme, tabled in Parliament on 29 June 2018, has found the scheme is performing well and does not require major reform.

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Independent medical examinations panel list now available

29 Jun 2018 | WorkCover Queensland

Following on from WorkCover Queensland's tender process, we have published the list of medical providers who are now on the independent medical examinations (IME) panel.

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WorkCover Queensland appoints 2018 Legal Services Panel members

27 Jun 2018 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Legislation

WorkCover Queensland has announced the appointment of 10 firms to its Legal Services Panel, effective 1 July 2018.

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New Wiring Rules edition released

26 Jun 2018 | Electrical Safety Office
Topics: Electricity

The new edition of the Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000:2018) has been released. You can purchase the new standard on the SAI Global’s website.

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Common barriers and solutions to return to work

26 Jun 2018 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Return to work

Common barriers to return to work include workplace culture, poor communication between parties during the worker’s recovery, and a lack of, or inflexible, return to work planning.

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Crane driver and coating business fined following 2015 fatality

Crane driver Robert Poida and a Carole Park coating business he worked at have received hefty fines for their part in a 2015 workplace fatality.

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Farm safety calendar competition drawing to a close

Primary school students in rural and regional Queensland are reminded to enter the Queensland farm safety calendar competition before it closes on 29 June.

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Worker crushed by slewing crane

In May 2018, a dogger received serious crush injuries while working on a truck mounted crane. He was packing up the chains of the 60 tonne mobile crane when it slewed, trapping him between the counterweights and a toolbox mounted on the truck. Investigations are continuing.

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