The North QLD Flood Register will allow flood affected home owners to search for licensed contractors who are available to help with repairs, to make homes safe, secure and habitable.
In this edition: Multiple fines a warning for agriculture industry to put safety first; Dairy farm audits find nearly half have no safety policy in place; Queensland Health warns North Queenslanders of bat risk; Growers urged to check labour hire licence credentials; Case study: Thornby Premium Lamb targeting worker wellbeing; and much more.
As thousands of youngsters prepare to kick start their careers this time of the year, a recent court case in Brisbane is a stark reminder of the responsibilities employers have with rookie employees.
WorkCover Queensland and the Office of Industrial Relations have worked together to update the content previously found under the ‘Rehab & claims’ section of this website, with the goal to improve your experience by making information easier to find and understand.
As we start the New Year it is a good time to remind all electrical workers to always test before you touch. Treat every circuit or piece of electrical equipment as live until tested and proven not to be live.
Queensland motorists have been urged to slow down and keep calm while driving through roadworks over the Christmas and New Year break to ensure road-workers have a safe holiday too.
With above average daytime temperatures forecast in the months ahead, Queensland workplaces are urged to take extra care when employees brave the heat.
Celebrating success and the end of another working year should be the focus as the ‘silly season’ approaches and work Christmas parties get underway.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2017