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.
Doing electrical repair and reinstatement work within a declared disaster situation can be dangerous. Learn about the hazards and how to keep yourself and others safe.
Electrical work can put you at risk of contact with energised electrical parts. The risk of working near these parts can be as great as working on the parts themselves. Find out how to protect yourself and others from the risks.
High voltage hazards present a high risk of death to workers and the public due to the massive quantities of energy that can be released. Understand the risks and how to protect yourself and others.
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) are using renewable energy to power more homes and businesses than ever before. If installed incorrectly or not safely commissioned, they pose serious safety risks. A BESS must be installed by a properly licenced electrician.
Learn about the risks associated with cathodic protection systems and how to manage those risks, meet legal requirements and protect workers from electrical injury.
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.