The Queensland Government has enacted laws that deliver stronger workers' compensation protections for Queenslanders with black lung and associated dust diseases.
Date issued: 23 Aug 2017
The Queensland Government has introduced legislative changes to create a new offence of industrial manslaughter in Queensland.
Date issued: 22 Aug 2017
The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight a stability issue with some elevating work platform models manufactured by Dingli Australia.
Date issued: 21 Aug 2017
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has announced a revised recreational snorkelling code of practice for Queensland, based on expert advice from tourism industry operators and work safety experts.
Date issued: 13 Aug 2017
WorkCover Queensland and the Office of Industrial Relations are collaborating with SuperFriend Mental Health Promotion Foundation to improve corporate leadership advocacy for mentally healthy workplaces.
Under the Electrical Safety Act 2002, disciplinary action can be taken against electrical licence holders who perform unsafe, negligent or incompetent electrical work, including licence cancellation or suspension, fines or orders for faulty work to be corrected.
A waste recycling business which failed to do routine maintenance on an excavator and cost a worker his life has been fined $200,000 in the Richlands Magistrates Court.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2017