Safe Work Month

Safe Work Month 2016

After a very successful Safe Work Month, it is clear that work health and safety, rehabilitation and return to work are important to Queensland businesses and workers.

  • Approximately 5500 people attended Safe Work Month events throughout the state.
  • Safety Ambassador Shane Webcke attended 24 events, meeting with employers and workers and sharing his story.
  • More than 120 people shared their moments that matter with us and spread their safety message among family and friends.
  • Forty businesses and individuals were recognised for their health and safety, rehabilitation and return to work initiatives at the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.
  • Fifty-six business showed their commitment to improving work health, safety and rehabilitation outcomes by sponsoring Safe Work Month events.
  • More than 100 organisations across Queensland held their own events to celebrate Safe Work Month 2016.

Safe Work Month breakfast forum speakers' presentations

Our sponsors

Thank you to all of our Safe Work Month 2016 sponsors.

To express your interest in becoming a sponsor in 2017, email us.

View our 2016 sponsors

Community event calendar

See how Queensland workplaces celebrated Safe Work Month 2016.

Read more

Your most important reasons

This year around 6500 of you posted, liked and shared moments that matter.

Check out these Queenslander’s reasons for work health and safety.

Read more

2016 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

The Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards recognise outstanding commitment to work health and safety and rehabilitation.

Check out the 2016 winners here

Read more

Safety Ambassador

Shane WebckeShane Webcke, Queensland Safety Ambassador.

Left quoteThank you for sharing your most important reason for staying safe at work during Safe Work Month 2016Right quote.

Read more


Safe Work Month 2016 resourcesDownload a range of work health and safety resources to keep the conversation going in your workplace.

View Safe Work Month 2016 resources

Contact us

Need more information?