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Get ready for the new wiring rules 26 May 2017

We are spreading the word about upcoming changes to the Wiring Rules at information sessions across the state in June and July. Read more...

New offence to be created to target deadly workplace practices 19 May 2017

The Queensland Government will introduce the new offence of “negligence causing death” following an interim recommendation from the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety. Read more...

Stick to electrical work when installing solar photovoltaic panels 11 May 2017

If you are installing solar photovoltaic (PV) panels you should only carry out work you are qualified to do. Electrical workers can often be asked to undertake plumbing work as part of a PV panel installation – this is illegal and should not attempted. Read more...

Wellness programs – can they help to prevent muscle strain? 10 May 2017

Health and wellness has become a hot topic in workplaces as businesses realise the benefits of supporting worker health and creating healthy workplaces. Research shows that healthy workers have lower absenteeism rates, less injuries and increased productivity.

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The challenge of sedentary work environments – how to stay healthy 10 May 2017

Many workers spend a large part of their day sitting. Here's how to get moving.

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WorkCover Queensland sharpens policy compliance focus 05 May 2017

Want to avoid copping your clients’ wrath if they are facing thousands of dollars in penalties for being uninsured for workers’ compensation? There’s an easy way for accountants, bookkeepers and insurance brokers to add value to client relationships by ensuring they have appropriate workers’ compensation insurance and understand ‘who is a worker.

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Mandatory licensing to crack down on rogue labour hire operators 02 May 2017

Mandatory licensing of labour hire companies will be introduced in Queensland in a bid to crack-down on rogue operators who are exploiting and mistreating vulnerable workers. Read more...

Townsville conference promotes work safety and return to work 28 Apr 2017

Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today joined rehabilitation and return to work experts at the North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo in Townsville. Read more...

Enter the 2017 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 27 Apr 2017

Queenslanders are being urged to enter the 2017 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards and put themselves in line for prizemoney of up to $2000. Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said the awards recognise the achievements of those who go the extra yard when it comes to promoting work health and safety and return to work. Read more...

eSAFE - April 2017 26 Apr 2017

In this edition: Employment Minister praises Mud Army volunteers; Enter the Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2017!; Government wins appeal to increase fine for work safety breach; New app for injured workers; New guide to make working with hydraulics safer; NQ dive company pleads guilty to safety breach after death of diver; and much more. Read more...
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29 June 2015

Safe Work and Return to Work Awards 2017

Win up to $2000 prize money per category and be recognised for your work health and safety and return to work achievements.

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Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

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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