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Worker severely injured by failed towing equipment

In September 2018, a truck driver suffered severe abdominal injuries when a chain failed during a semi-trailer recovery operation. The chain was being used with other heavy vehicle recovery equipment including a pulley (snatch block), winch rope and hook to move the jack-knifed semi-trailer.


Ceiling space wiring – is your work compliant?

17 Oct 2018 | Electrical Safety Office
Topics: Electricity

Ceiling spaces are high risk work locations where there’s a risk of an electrical shock from contact with damaged or exposed live wiring or equipment.


Farm safety messages through the eyes and hands of young Queenslanders

After their success in a state-wide drawing competition, the works of 12 talented primary school students feature in the 2019 edition of the farm safety calendar.


We want to hear your ideas about the licence renewal process

08 Oct 2018 | Electrical Safety Office
Topics: Electricity

Central Queensland University (CQU) are doing a survey about the electrical licence renewal process.


Spotlight shines on Queensland safe work and return to work initiatives

Outstanding examples of safe work and return to work initiatives have been celebrated at a gala luncheon in Brisbane today.


Empower your business with new WorkCover Connect analytics coming soon!

28 Sep 2018 | WorkCover Queensland

Businesses will soon get the flexibility to report and compare on their own data and see injury trends over time with the next WorkCover Connect release. The new safety and claims dashboards are set to be delivered in late October and bring together custom fields functionality with WorkCover’s existing analytics—creating a powerful insights tool for customers.


Toowoomba company shortlisted for Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

Industry: Mining

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has today visited Toowoomba-based drilling company Easternwell, one of 35 finalists in the 2018 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.


WorkCover Queensland joins Australian Government’s Phoenix Taskforce

26 Sep 2018 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Insurance

WorkCover Queensland has joined the Australian Government’s Phoenix Taskforce in a strategic partnership that strengthens our commitment to crack down on business owners who deliberately avoid their legal obligation to provide employee entitlements.

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