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Mentally healthy workplaces in the retail sector

05 Dec 2017 | WorkCover Queensland
Industry: Retail trade

On 15 November 2017, LeadingWell Queensland held their third event in Brisbane which focused on promoting mentally healthy workplaces in the retail sector.


Safely light up the festive season with quality Christmas lights

27 Nov 2017 | Electrical Safety Office

As we begin to decorate our homes for the festive season, Queenslanders are being encouraged to play it safe when it comes to Christmas lights.


Dangerous electrical shocks serve as a warning

27 Nov 2017 | Electrical Safety Office

Following two recent events where electrical shocks were ignored leading to serious incidents, the Electrical Safety Office is issuing a warning to everyone.


Changes to medical fees for 1 December 2017

27 Nov 2017 | WorkCover Queensland

WorkCover Queensland has reviewed and updated the medical fees applicable for workers’ compensation in Queensland. This will affect the medical schedule of fees and supplementary table of costs for GPs and specialists.


WorkCover and REIQ warn of uninsurance risks

20 Nov 2017 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Insurance

WorkCover Queensland is running a series of regional roadshows from October to December in partnership with Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) aimed at educating real estate agents on the importance of being covered for workers’ compensation.


Restricted electrical work licence

16 Nov 2017 | Electrical Safety Office
Topics: Electricity

Restricted electrical work licence holders can only do electrical work within the endorsement, scope of work and National Restricted Electrical Licence units listed on the licence.


Improving quad bike safety: have your say

Quad bikes have been responsible for 114 deaths in Australia from 2011 to October 2017. Seventeen of these deaths were children under the age of 16.


Worker killed on cane rail siding

In October 2017, a driver’s assistant was struck and killed by rolling stock on a cane rail siding. She left the locomotive to activate points during a shunting sequence, allowing the train to leave the main track and enter the middle loop. She then gave instruction for the train to push empty cane bins into the middle loop.

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