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The link between stress and muscle strain

03 Apr 2017 | WorkCover Queensland

Occupational stress can increase a worker’s risk of developing a musculoskeletal disorder, more commonly known as a ‘muscle strain’.

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Supporting older workers in the workplace

03 Apr 2017 | WorkCover Queensland

A few things to consider, to ensure that work is designed well to keep older workers in the workplace.

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Delays in our services

30 Mar 2017 | WorkCover Queensland

Due to adverse weather conditions in southeast Queensland, you may experience some delays in services. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to be back to normal working arrangements soon. For urgent matters, please contact us on 1300 362 128 for assistance.

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Extra support on way for Queensland coal workers

Industry: Mining

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said: "Since the re-emergence of Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis, or CWP, the Palaszczuk Government has worked tirelessly to tackle this insidious disease and support those workers affected by it.

Date issued: 23 Mar 2017

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eSAFE Construction - March 2017

Industry: Construction

In this edition: Improving health and safety for young construction workers; Milestone workplace prosecution in Queensland continues; Industry action reducing musculoskeletal disorders in construction; Award winners embrace health and wellbeing; Fatal safety breach costs concreting company serious fine; Working safely with asbestos; and much more.

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Be prepared for flood and storm season

With up to seven cyclones predicted in the lead up to the Queensland summer, the RACQ Get Ready Queensland campaign is helping Queenslanders to get ready for wild storms and floods.

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Government urges quad bike safety ahead of Easter holidays

With the Easter school holidays approaching, the State Government is urging those who ride quad bikes or who are just around these vehicles to think about safety during the break.

Date issued: 27 Mar 2017

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Ride operator receives record fine after death of worker at a school event

A sole trader operating an amusement ride business has been fined a record $80,000 after a worker was fatally crushed by an amusement ride at Collingwood Park State School’s Christmas Carols in 2014.

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