In October 2019, a compact track loader (commonly known as a posi-track or bobcat) was moving spoil on a construction site when it reversed into a worker who suffered serious leg injuries.
A qualified carpenter working on a Gold Coast house has been fined $20,000 over a workplace incident which left his apprentice with a fractured leg.
With many workplaces about to get together for Christmas break up parties, employers are reminded that the “silly season” is not an excuse to disregard safety, including the responsible service of alcohol.
Queenslanders have been reminded to keep their kids safe on quad bikes as the school holidays and weeks of free time approach.
Date issued: 11 Dec 2019
The purpose of this safety alert is to inform zip line owners, operators, engineers and riggers of the risk of failure of zip line terminations and to provide guidance to help prevent the failure of zip lines.
Date issued: 09 Dec 2019
AS/NZS3012:2019 Electrical installations - Construction and demolition sites was published on 4 November 2019. The new edition contains several changes from the 2010 edition.
A Brisbane builder was fined $24,000 this week over breaches of Queensland work safety laws which posed a serious risk to workers.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2017