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  • Fly the Flag for MATES in Construction

    WorkCover Queensland will be flying the flag for mates on 10 September, to show our support as part of the annual Fly the Flag for MATES in Construction campaign.

  • Dedicated WHS manager and improvements in WHS systems - CB Group

    CB Group is a civil construction company based on the Gold Coast that specialises in energy. It has a workforce of 123, comprising office and field workers. CB Group undertakes a wide variety of civil construction work and specialises in underground work associated with telecommunications, streetlights and traffic signals. The energy division is also involved in renewable energy such as solar.

  • Back on the road

    With the support of his employer and by having the right attitude, Len Parsons successfully got back on the road as a truck driver and returned to the job he loves.

  • Metcash

    Finalist at the Q-COMP 2010 Return to Work Awards - large employer Metcash effectively implements safety programs and initiatives to reduce the number of injuries while giving employees credit for ensuring a safe work environment.

  • Case study: Great worker/employer relationship delivers results

    When 57 year old Malcolm Locker, a concrete truck driver at Hymix, a subsidiary of Hanson Construction Pty Ltd, injured himself at work, not once, but twice, he was worried after his second injury that he wouldn’t have a job to return to. But, the great relationship between him and his employer resulted in a successful return to work.

  • Cook Medical: on the road to recovery

    Cook Medical takes safety and injury management seriously, and manages manual tasks, stress, health and wellbeing to keep their workers safe, and by doing so, have reduced their premium rate from double the premium industry rate.

  • Support on the road to recovery

    A hard road to recovery is made easier by an open line of communication between an injured worker and an employer.

  • You drive your rehabilitation

    “Get involved in rehab. Take the initiative. You drive your rehabilitation.” That’s the message from 64 year old truck driver Bob Cuthel, who returned to full duties as a truck driver at Bundaberg based Lindsay Brothers just six weeks after a major shoulder operation.

  • Onsite gym and healthy lifestyle program - Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd

    The Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL), which manages the Port of Brisbane under a 99 year lease from the Queensland Government, has undergone substantial organisational change in recent years. As part of due diligence for the leasing of the port, the new owners identified that workplace health and safety improvements were a priority given the high incidence of 33 injuries recorded in 2010–11.

  • Case study: Engineering and construction firm delivers award winning safety improvements

    A bottom up approach to safety and a focus on reducing fatalities and permanently disabling injuries has seen the engineering and construction firm Tenix awarded a National Safety Council of Australia excellence award

  • Case study: Building up to full return to work after injury

    In this case study, 38 year old carpenter Mark Tunnicliff, made a full return to work after a lengthy rehabilitation, and has recently received a Quiet Achiever Award from his employer.

  • Rotation of manual task roles and smaller milk jugs - BP Retail Wild Bean Cafes

    BP is engaged in the exploration for and production of oil, natural gas and liquefied natural gas, and the refining, transportation and marketing of petroleum products. BP is also responsible for a number of coffee making facilities as part of retail activities at its travel centres. Some of these travel centres experience high volumes of coffee production, with approximately 140 coffees produced per hour during peak periods. These high volume sites include Wild Bean Cafes based at travel centres across South-East Queensland.