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  • Cater Care Group: Emphasising capacity, not limitation

    Cater Care Group provides contract catering, accommodation and facility management services to industries in regional and remote locations across Queensland.

  • Return to work plan: a perfect fit

    Shoe store manager Evelyn worked together with her employer Jo Mercer, doctor and WorkCover to find a way to get back to the job she loves after sustaining an injury.

  • Working together on a return to work

    A community support agency worker who was injured on the way to work was able to return with the help of employer support and a positive attitude.

  • Return to work one step at a time

    A Queensland Health home care worker was able to stay focused on her recovery during rounds of medical and counselling appointments by only thinking about “the next two weeks”.

  • Bedding down a safety Mantra

    This case study demonstrates the importance of identifying claims trends to create a safer workplace.

  • Modern Teaching Aids

    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.

  • Positive culture leads to positive outcome

    In the case of worker Georgina Lacey and her employer Knights Laundry, regular contact was the key in achieving a return to work after a repetitive stress injury.

  • No damages for highly unusual work event

    The plaintiff was a 25-year-old hospitality worker at the Daydream Island Resort. He suffered unusual injuries in highly unusual circumstances.

  • Host employment results in return to work

    A service station operator secured a new job at Bunnings after recovering from a motorcycle accident on his way home from work.

  • DEPCO

    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.

  • Risk of injury for manual handling

    Griffiths v State of Queensland, 1 April 2011. The injured worker was employed as a nursing assistant at the Nambour General Hospital, where she worked in the Central Sterilising Service Department (CSSD). The CSSD is a large industrial washing area, equipped with sterilising dishwashers and other equipment for medical sterilisation and cleaning.

  • Don’t let a major injury change your life

    When 17 year old Blair Bongers lost some of his fingers in a workplace accident, he was determined that it wouldn’t stop him from achieving his goals, or having a positive attitude to life.