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Brisbane builder fined over work safety breaches

Industry: Construction

A Brisbane builder was fined $24,000 this week over breaches of Queensland work safety laws which posed a serious risk to workers.

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Fatal fall at tourist attraction

Industry: Tourism

In October 2019, a patron died, and another was seriously injured while using a zipline attraction as part of a rainforest adventure tour.

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Electrical licensing disciplinary action

29 Nov 2019 | Electrical Safety Office

The Electrical Licensing Committee has disqualified an electrical worker from holding an electrical work or contractor licence for five years. He had advertised his services online to perform unlicensed electrical contracting work.

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eSAFE Construction - November 2019

Industry: Construction

In this edition: Builder fined $110,000 over worker impaling, Construction industry leads the way in safe work awards, New concrete pumping code to boost work safety, Lock down worksites safely over Christmas, Construction industry work safety statistics highlighted and much more.

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$54,000 fine after elderly woman injured

A Brendale company and one of its officers have been fined $54,000 after a woman was injured when a water tank being delivered to her Morton Vale property struck her.

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Industrial gas and liquid supplier fined $200,000 after incident at Wacol plant

A large national company with ties to an international entity which specialises in the manufacturing and supply of industrial gases was yesterday sentenced in the Richlands Magistrates Court.

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Changes to Medical items table of costs - effective 1 December 2019

21 Nov 2019 | WorkCover Queensland

WorkCover Queensland has reviewed and updated the table of costs for medical treatment applicable for workers’ compensation in Queensland. The changes are effective 1 December 2019 and impact the Medical items table of costs and the Supplementary services table of costs for GPs and Specialists.

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Electrical Licensing Committee September 2019 disciplinary outcomes

14 Nov 2019 | Electrical Safety Office

During September 2019, the Electrical Licensing Committee held disciplinary hearings against five licence holders.

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