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  • Losing breath - The Adam Sager story

    Workplace Health and Safety Queensland's latest film, losing breath tells the tragic story of Adam Sager who died from mesothelioma (an asbestos related disease) at the age of 25.

  • Bullying allegations unproven against employer

    Judge Barlow found that there were two occasions where a Plaintiff might be said to have been bullied by other staff but that the Plaintiff ultimately failed in her claim against the Defendants.

  • Case study: McNab safety practices results in three million hours LTI-free

    Toowoomba and Brisbane based construction and civil firm McNab, has now achieved three million hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI). They have been LTI-free for two years and continue to maintain a 0.00 Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) across the company.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The home: another place of employment where workplace injuries can occur

    Working from home creates an additional place of employment in which the employer must take steps to do what is reasonably practicable to ensure the health and safety of their workers.

  • Safety leadership and culture stories

    Hear from safety leaders sharing their experience building and maintaining a positive safety culture in their workplace.

  • Importance of proactively progressing claim

    The plaintiff was injured on 23 May 2011 while undertaking a task during the course of his employment. The plaintiff issued court proceedings in February 2013. Liability was not in dispute but the nature of the injuries sustained and the amount of damages claimed was in dispute.

  • IPAM films

    These films showcase the Injury Prevention and Management program and highlight benefits for employers.

  • Desire overcomes physical and emotional challenges

    When a worker has a strong desire to continue down their chosen career path, sometimes a serious injury is just a small bump in the road, rather than a complete road block.