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Townsville conference promotes work safety and return to work

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today joined rehabilitation and return to work experts at the North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo in Townsville.

Date issued: 28 Apr 2017

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eSAFE - April 2017

In this edition: Employment Minister praises Mud Army volunteers; Enter the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2017!; Government wins appeal to increase fine for work safety breach; New app for injured workers; New guide to make working with hydraulics safer; NQ dive company pleads guilty to safety breach after death of diver; and much more.

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Enter the 2017 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

Topics: Return to work

Queenslanders are being urged to enter the 2017 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards and put themselves in line for prizemoney of up to $2000. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said the awards recognise the achievements of those who go the extra yard when it comes to promoting work health and safety and return to work.

Date issued: 27 Apr 2017

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New pain intervention guidelines

18 Apr 2017 | WorkCover Queensland

WorkCover Queensland has released new guidelines for medical providers to use for pain intervention billing.

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Employment Minister praises Mud Army volunteers

Employment and Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has praised Queensland’s “Mud Army” volunteers for helping flood and cyclone ravaged communities get back on their feet.

Date issued: 06 Apr 2017

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New campaign urges Queenslanders to install safety switches on every circuit

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today launched a safety campaign to better protect Queenslanders against electrical shock in their homes.

Date issued: 05 Apr 2017

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WorkCover Queensland to protect mud army volunteers

All volunteers registered with the Queensland Government will be covered by WorkCover if they’re injured while assisting clean-up efforts following Cyclone Debbie.

Date issued: 05 Apr 2017

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Expert panel to put work health and safety laws under the spotlight

The Palaszczuk Government’s best practice audit of work health and safety laws, procedures and policing is underway following the appointment of Tim Lyons as the independent reviewer, with the findings to be delivered mid-year.

Date issued: 05 Apr 2017

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