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  • Preventing injuries in poultry processing

    With the rate of time-lost compensation claims in poultry processing nearly double the Queensland average, research into injury prevention in the industry was recently undertaken. In a collaboration between Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and the University of Queensland (UQ), research was conducted into identifying the benefits of an integrated, systems-based approach to injury prevention, early intervention, and how employers can enhance safety and productivity in the poultry processing industry.

  • D2 Information Paper – Requirements to supervise demolition work

    This information paper states the competencies a person must have to be regarded as competent to supervise demolition work.

  • Starting a business

    How to set up your business so you comply with Queensland’s health and safety laws.

  • D1 Information paper - Approved criteria for a certificate to carry out demolition work

    This information paper states the criteria an applicant must satisfy before applying for a licence to carry out demolition work.

  • Getting back to work

    The steps involved in starting your recovery and getting you back to work.

  • Asbestos assessors

    A regularly updated list of asbestos assessors.

  • If an injury or illness occurs

    The steps to take—from making sure people are safe to reporting injuries and making a claim.

  • Demolition licence holders

    A current list of liscence holders

  • Declaring wages for labour hire companies

    As a labour hire company, your premium is calculated based on the wages information you supply. You'll need to identify the business activities for your clients to accurately declare your wages.

  • Guide to health and safety laws

    An overview of the laws, how they fit together and what they require of employers and workers.

  • Asbestos B class licence holders

    An up to date list

  • Safe work method statements

    A Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) documents a process for identifying and controlling health and safety hazards and risks. PCBU must prepare a safe work method statement prior to commencing any high risk construction work.