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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.


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.


$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.


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.


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.


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.


House Rules winner hosts Healthy Lungs Forum

A qualified electrician with an interest in asbestos, House Rules winner Luke Cook will preside over the first ever Healthy Lungs Forum in Brisbane on Wednesday 27 November 2019.


Callaghan 37 metre concrete placing booms

Industry: Construction

This safety alert concerns the collapse of a Callaghan 37 metre concrete placing boom and includes actions to be taken by boom owners to avoid similar incidents.

Date issued: 08 Nov 2019

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