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Eaton Quicklag earth leakage circuit breaker product recall 20 Feb 2017

A range of Eaton Quicklag ELQ-TW earth leakage circuit breakers (RCBOs) have been recalled by the suppliers due to risk of electrical fire. Read more...

Steel company fined after semi-trailer driver falls while unloading 09 Feb 2017

A steel company has been fined $40,000 for failing to ensure safety after a truck driver fell from his trailer while unloading steel at Pinkenba in 2014.

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Brisbane plumbing company fined $40,000 for failure to supervise young worker 06 Feb 2017

Failure to properly supervise a 15-year-old plumbing apprentice has been a hard lesson for a small inner city plumbing contractor, who recently pleaded guilty to breaching work health and safety laws.

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Electrical prosecutions and disciplinary actions 02 Feb 2017

The consequences of unsafe or unlicensed electrical work can be tragic. The Electrical Safety Office will prosecute and take disciplinary action against offenders who breach legislation. Read more...

WorkCover Queensland celebrates 20th anniversary 01 Feb 2017

WorkCover Queensland today celebrates its 20th anniversary, recognising the important contribution the workers’ compensation scheme makes each year to over 150,000 Queensland businesses and their injured workers.

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eSAFE Rural - January 2017 27 Jan 2017

In this edition: Road rule changes for quad bikes and utility off-road vehicles; Drought Wellbeing Service assists people with mental health concerns; Be sun and heat safe in 2017; Farm business fined $125,000 following quad bike death; Hazardous chemicals labelling and container disposal; and much more. Read more...

Learning the art of office ergonomics 24 Jan 2017

Office ergonomics can help you be more comfortable at work, lower stress, and reduce injuries caused by awkward positions and repetitive tasks.

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Working in the heat? 24 Jan 2017

Listen to 101.5FM radio interview with WHSQ Chief Advisor (Occupational Hygiene) on how to work safely in the heat. Read more...

Secure worksites ahead of holiday season shutdowns 23 Dec 2016

Queensland builders are being urged to make sure their construction sites are safe and secure ahead of the annual festive season break when most workplaces are shut down. Read more...

Positive discussions on Reef water safety ahead of New Year industry roundtable 21 Dec 2016

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace met with Cairns tourism representatives today following four snorkeling deaths in the last month. Read more...
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29 June 2015

North Queensland Return to Work Conference

The North Queensland Return to Work Conference is back in 2017 with a new line-up of expert speakers addressing the needs of those on the frontline of rehabilitation and return to work. Register now!

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North Queensland Return to Work Conference

It's now even easier to track your claim with the Worker Assist app

Get real time updates about your claim, any time, anywhere, and find out when your next payment will be plus much more!

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