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Four simple steps to prevent fall injuries

Workplace injuries suffered from falls at ground level, or from height, are alarmingly too common among Queensland businesses. Read more about Four simple steps to prevent fall injuries

Sun safety for outdoor workers

Recent Cancer Council research shows some Australian workplaces are failing to protect workers from harmful UV, with around one in two workers who spend time outside missing out on sun protection. Read more about Sun safety for outdoor workers

Free resources to promote healthy nutrition at work

A workplace culture of health and wellbeing will encourage employees to look after their health. Healthy workers are more productive and have less absenteeism, which in turn reduces an organisation's employee-related expenses. Read more about Free resources to promote healthy nutrition at work

Work Christmas parties and duty of care

The festive season and end-of-year celebrations should be enjoyed, but the work Christmas party can be a source of anxiety for employers who are unsure of their obligations to their workers. Read more about Work Christmas parties and duty of care

International Housekeeping Week

It’s that time of year to celebrate housekeepers who are an invaluable part of the accommodation industry. Read more about International Housekeeping Week

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People at Work Project

People at Work is a psychosocial risk assessment process to help organisations identify and manage workplace risks to the psychological health of their workers Read more about People at Work Project

Suitable duties for chefs and housekeepers

A suitable duties plan is a graduated work program that helps workers improve their work fitness. Your employee may not be able to return to duties in their pre-injury capacity however it is important that the employee returns to work in some capacity. WorkCover can help you in devising a plan. Read more about Suitable duties for chefs and housekeepers

Healthier choices for shift workers

Research shows that how you cope with shift work may depend on your health, fitness, age and lifestyle. Getting regular exercise and eating a well-balanced diet can help your body to adapt. However for those on the night shift it can be challenging trying to make healthy choices and very tempting to rely on an artificial 'fix'. Read more about Healthier choices for shift workers

Musculoskeletal injuries top the list in accommodation and food services

In 2014–2015, musculoskeletal injuries made up 46 per cent of all injury claims in accommodation and food services, according to WorkCover Queensland data. Read more about Musculoskeletal injuries top the list in accommodation and food services

Small businesses benefit from tailored advice

WorkCover understands that around 97 per cent of Queensland businesses are classified as small, and so we’re committed to making things as easy as possible when it comes to helping you with your workers’ compensation obligations. Read more about Small businesses benefit from tailored advice

Last updated
24 March 2014