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Health care and social assistance

This information useful for hospital and allied health, aged and community care, and childcare services.

Community services

Community service workers play an important role in assisting others. Often their workplace is someone's home.

Workers may be exposed to a range of hazards depending on the services provided, the geographical location and the clients being cared for.

The following information has been developed to assist community service providers, workers and people receiving services to make workplaces safer:

The interactive checklists below should be used in conjunction with the Guide to working safely in people's homes. The checklists are not exhaustive, and you may wish to use items according to your own circumstances. The checklists should be completed in consultation with the workers involved.

The Health Care and Social Assistance Strategy 2019-2022 (PDF, 0.65 MB) has been developed to reduce the incidence and severity of injury and disease in the Queensland health care and social assistance industry.