From 1 July, new requirements commence for Queensland electrical contractor licences, including additional training for qualified technical persons (QTP) and qualified business persons (QBP).
The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight the risk of collapse of self-supporting signs, and to raise awareness of the need to properly design, maintain and inspect sign structures.
Date issued: 19 Jun 2018
A Darling Downs transport company was recently fined $60,000 in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
The finalised rates for WorkCover Queensland’s industry classifications (WIC) for 2018–2019 have now been published in the Queensland Government Gazette dated xx June 2018.
With the rollout of smart meters in Queensland households and businesses underway, the Electrical Safety Office is reminding electrical contractors of the safe work standards they’re expected and obliged to maintain during the installation of these devices.
Providers who currently use WorkCover's secure online service, Provider Online, to work with us electronically, will be pleased to learn that we are currently working on improvements to the system.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2017