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Roof collapse

Industry: Construction

The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight that sudden roof collapse can occur without warning. This alert provides guidance for building owners, schools, local government, building managers and body corporates about minimising the risk of roof collapse.

Date issued: 26 Sep 2017


Impact protection for LPG cylinders

The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight the importance of adequate impact protection for LPG cylinders and to remind gas work licence holders and LPG delivery network operators of their responsibilities.

Date issued: 26 Sep 2017


Single hand operated hock cutters

Industry: Manufacturing

The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight the risks associated with single hand operated hock cutters used in the meat processing industry.

Date issued: 26 Sep 2017


Wiring Rules update: new requirements for recessed luminaries and pool area installations

21 Sep 2017 | Electrical Safety Office
Topics: Electricity

The Australian Standard AS/NZS3000 (the Wiring Rules) is being updated and is due to be published early next year. The new edition will include changes to the requirements of recessed luminaries and pool area installations.


Queensland's Mental Health Ambassador asks R U OK?

On the day dedicated to reminding everyone it's okay to ask, "are you okay?" and support those struggling with life, Queensland’s Mental Health Ambassador Libby Trickett has gone one step further.


Ride ready campaign and competition promotes quad bike safety

Topics: Quad bikes

Industrial Relations Minister, Grace Grace, has today launched the latest phase of the State Government’s Ride ready advertising campaign with an online competition.


Household worker insurance protects Coorparoo family after freak house-sit accident

12 Sep 2017 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Insurance

The Evans family from Coorparoo never imagined their European holiday could be thrown into chaos when their house sitter called with the news she had seriously broken her foot.Fortunately for Lisa Evans and her house sitter, Gemma, the Evans family were covered by a WorkCover Queensland Household Worker policy that protected both of them against the costs of Gemma’s injury claim.


Youngsters deliver farm safety messages through drawing competition

Twelve primary school students from regional Queensland have had their winning entries in a drawing competition printed in the 2018 Farm Safety Calendar.

Date issued: 12 Sep 2017

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