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Qld retains lowest average workers’ compensation premiums in country* 25 May 2016

Queensland has kept the lowest average workers’ compensation premiums in the country, Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said today. Read more...

Electric shock risk - unterminated live cables 25 May 2016

Of the more than 300 electrical shocks reported to the Electrical Safety Office in Queensland over the past 12 months, around ten per cent relate to unterminated cables. Read more...

Is there a safe way to lift? 19 May 2016

One of the most commonly asked questions by employers is ‘what is the safe way to lift a heavy object?’

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Three steps for a smooth workers’ compensation policy renewal on 1 July 18 May 2016

WorkCover Queensland’s accident insurance policies are due for renewal from 1 July and many employers will be looking for information to help them declare their wages with confidence.

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Quad bike death highlights need for improved safety 26 Apr 2016

The tragic death of an 18-year-old man in a quad bike incident in Nindigully, south of St George, highlights the need to improve quad bike safety and reinforces the importance of the Government's Statewide Plan for Improving Quad Bike Safety. Read more...

North Queensland Return to Work Conference hits Townsville* 29 Apr 2016

Leading rehabilitation and return to work experts will come together in Townsville today for the North Queensland Return to Work Conference. Read more...

The ‘Big Three’ causes of musculoskeletal injuries 18 Apr 2016

Did you know that musculoskeletal injuries are the cause of over 50 per cent of all workers’ compensation claims received each year in Queensland?

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State work safety awards set to celebrate success* 13 Apr 2016

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today officially launched the 2016 Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards in Brisbane. Read more...

Formwork code helps form safer workplaces for Queensland construction workers 14 Mar 2016

Workers dealing with formwork on Queensland construction sites will now work in safer environments following the release of a remade Formwork Code of Practice. Read more...

Good to get back – Anthony's story 24 Mar 2016

Paramedic Anthony was diagnosed with a back injury and, at 60 years old, had doubts that he would ever be able to return to the job he loves. Read more...
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29 June 2015

Electrical safety in ceiling spaces

Whether you are a homeowner or a tradie, there is one simple thing you can do to make it safer before you go up into the ceiling space – turn off all the main power switches at the switchboard.

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Electrical safety in ceiling spaces

WorkCover Connect: the essential online service for managing workers' compensation

WorkCover Connect is an online service connecting Queensland businesses to everything they need to efficiently manage workers’ compensation.

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