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 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.
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.
Central Queensland University (CQU) are doing a survey about the electrical licence renewal process.
Outstanding examples of safe work and return to work initiatives have been celebrated at a gala luncheon in Brisbane today.
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.
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 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.
- Last updated
- 29 May 2017