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Other news and safety alerts
- Updated Medical Items Table of Costs including new diagnostic imaging fees—effective 1 April 2020
- Edge protection company and its director fined $55,000 for exposing workers to risk of serious injury or death
- An update from WorkCover Queensland on COVID-19
- Availability of disposable respirators during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Wholesale bakery fined $90,000 for breakdown of safety procedures
The tourism industry site incorporates accommodation, food, arts and recreation. See below for more specific details:
Accommodation and food services:
- food and beverage services – cafes, restaurants, takeaway food services, pubs, taverns and bars, clubs (hospitality).
Arts and recreation services:
- heritage activities – museums, parks and gardens
- creative and performing arts activities
- sports and recreation facilities – health and fitness centres, gyms, horse and dog racing activities, amusement and other recreation activities
- gambling activities.
This site includes tailored information relevant to those who work within these industries.
- If you are injured at work poster
- Resources to coordinate return to work
- Organisational systems benchmarking tool
- Café and restaurant industry: Hazard identification checklist
- Last updated
- 27 September 2017