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.
Find health and safety information and guidance about your industry and the kind of work you do.
A listing of useful resources available on the website. Use the in-page search or filters to find what you need.
Find out more about electrical hazards in the workplace and how to prevent injury and stay safe.
Hear from experienced electrician, Mark, who was badly burnt by an arc flash while working on a commercial switchboard. He spent three weeks in hospital and couldn't work for three months.
Find out more about testing foil insulation for possible touch voltages.
This page has information about electrical work within a declared disaster situation, undertaking repair and reinstatement work within a declared disaster situation, volunteering and notifying availability.
Electrical work on an electrical installation or electrical equipment may pose a risk of inadvertent contact with adjacent energised parts.
High voltage work presents a high hazard level. To plan for high voltage work, including isolation and access, you must manage the risks.
From 1 January 2017 every Queensland residence must have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms. There is a 10-year phased rollout.
Battery energy storage systems (BESS) for homes or small commercial buildings are a serious safety risk if incorrectly installed. Any business installing a BESS must make sure that their workers are safe.
Cathodic protection systems are complex and you need a consultant or fully trained person in the installation, operation and testing of these systems.
There are serious electrical safety and other risks involved with working in ceiling spaces. It’s important to understand and manage these before entering a ceiling.