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The wiring rules are changing

07 Jul 2017 | Electrical Safety Office

The Australian Standard AS/NZS3000 is being updated and will be released later this year. To help you prepare, here’s the first of a few summaries we’ll send you about the most important changes to requirements.

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Understand the risks when working with switchboards

07 Jul 2017 | Electrical Safety Office

Before you remove switchboard panels it is important to carry out a risk assessment. If you identify any hazards you must put control measures in place to address the risk of electric shock, explosion or fire.

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Have your say on new standard for installing battery energy storage systems

07 Jul 2017 | Electrical Safety Office

Standards Australia have released a new draft standard for installation of battery energy systems (BESS), DR AS/NZS 5139:2017 Electrical installations—Safety of battery systems for use with power conversion equipment.

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WorkCover Queensland partners with Monash University to uncover high risk claim insights

06 Jul 2017 | WorkCover Queensland

WorkCover Queensland is partnering with researchers at Monash University to design and test an evidence-based approach to identifying and supporting injured workers who are at risk of poor return to work outcomes and/or pursuing common law against their employer.

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It’s time to renew your WorkCover accident insurance policy

01 Jul 2017 | WorkCover Queensland
Topics: Insurance

Your accident insurance policy—which covers your business for the cost of any work-related injuries—is due for renewal. To ensure you are covered for another year, you need to declare your wages information by 31 August 2017 so we can calculate your premium.

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Stability of stacked material

This safety alert highlights the risks associated with stacked materials and to ensure a safe system of work is followed.

Date issued: 30 Jun 2017

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New WorkCover Queensland Board announced

Topics: Insurance

The Palaszczuk Government has announced the new WorkCover Queensland Board, which includes a mix of fresh talent and experience to ensure the workers’ compensation scheme remains the best in Australia.

Date issued: 30 Jun 2017

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Allied health update June 2017

30 Jun 2017 | WorkCover Queensland

WorkCover Queensland held our quarterly meeting with allied health associations on 28 June 2017.

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