Maintaining a safe workplace is everyone’s responsibility. This section offers information and tools to help you manage risks and protect health, safety and wellbeing.
Everything you need to know about worker’s compensation insurance, whether you’re an employer needing to insure your workers or a worker who’s been injured at work.
Your rehabilitation and return to work journey will be easier if you know your options, the steps to take, and who’s responsible for what.
Information about work health and safety and electrical licensing, registration and training.
Learn about the Acts, Regulations and codes of practice we are responsible for and find information on workplace inspections and prosecutions.
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These films showcase the Injury Prevention and Management program and highlight benefits for employers.
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.
Cater Care Group provides contract catering, accommodation and facility management services to industries in regional and remote locations across Queensland.
MTA was invited to join the Injury Prevention and Management (IPaM) program in 2013 after experiencing a higher than average number of worker’s compensation claims.
In 2011, mining and minerals exploration company, ‘Drill Engineering and Pastoral Co ‘(DEPCO), were invited to participate in IPaM and the results are paying off.
Holy Cross Laundry has improved their stay at work and their claim durations have decreased following their participation in the IPaM program.
With IPaM, Gay Constructions reviewed its safety and injury management systems and surveyed employees about safety in the workplace. The company then worked with an IPaM advisor to develop an action plan that included a number of safety and injury management initiatives.
Airline handling service provider Oceania Aviation has cut its workers’ compensation claim costs by 47 percent in just two years thanks to a major safety overhaul which was embarked upon when its premium costs came close to double the industry average.
All Access Crewing provide specialist workers for the entertainment industry including stage managers, riggers, scaffolders, lighting and sound technicians. All Access Crewing provide support for concerts, music festivals, theatre productions, sporting events and film and television production across Australia.
National Glass, a wholesale supplier and processor of glass products for residential and commercial building and construction has achieved a significant culture shift and a vast improvement in staff retention and productivity.
Goldsteins Bakery participated in IPaM and as a result, their WorkCover claims experience is now better than others in in their industry and improved communication and engagement between employers and management, a strategy learnt from the program, has resulted in significant benefits for the business.
Diesel Parts and Service provide sales, installation and servicing of diesel parts including pumps, engines and generators. The company has been family run for more than 45 years and currently employs 28 staff.
Stellar recognised that early intervention and having a focus on workplace rehabilitation can reduce the economic and human costs associated with work related injury and illness. They have applied an early intervention approach to their injury management processes and are reaping the benefits.
Integrated Family and Youth Service Ltd (IFYS) is a not-for-profit organisation delivering specialist support and intervention programs for children, young people and families across Queensland.
Through the IPaM program, Transit Australia Group identified strategies to improve safety and reduce associated costs and impacts on the business.
Seapal Pallets and Crates began participating in the IPaM program in January 2013 with a focus on improving their workplace health and safety systems.
Shred-X Document Destruction (Shred-X) provides secure destruction services, from paper shredding to digital media destruction. Shred-X services thousands of commercial sites and households across South-East Queensland on a weekly basis. Trucks regularly visit Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Toowoomba, Emerald and northern New South Wales.
Newslink was invited to participate in the Injury Prevention and Management (IPaM) program in 2012, after a period of increased workers’ compensation claims which led to increased business costs and WorkCover Queensland premiums.
The Barry Bros leadership team worked with an IPaM advisor to complete a safety systems assessment, an onsite inspection and a safety climate survey.
Construction company SEE Civil has slashed its annual premium thanks to a willingness to learn something new by seeking out best practice return to work strategies.
Sesame Lane Childcare has shown some great strides in improving their health, safety and injury management programs after working with the Injury Prevention and Management program (IPaM).
The Jetty Specialist, a Caloundra-based marina infrastructure builder, turned to its employees to help improve their safety performance.
Caring for the community for more than 100 years, Wesley Mission Queensland was referred to the Injury Prevention and Management program after experiencing a rise in its workers’ compensation costs and premium, in part due to slow injury reporting and return to work outcomes.