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Cape York communities to receive electrical safety advice [News article] 21 Jul 2016

Electrical safety inspectors are set to visit Cape York as part of the Queensland Government’s effort to provide safety support and guidance to electricians, electrical contractors and Council workers in Indigenous communities. Read more...

Three myths about workplace injuries 19 Jul 2016

We target three workplace injury myths and offer some practical solutions and alternative ways of thinking which can help to shift safety attitudes and improve outcomes.

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How to minimise manual handling injuries 19 Jul 2016

If you’re hearing workers complain of soreness after a particular task, that’s an indicator that you need to assess the risks of manual handling in your workplace.

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Dutton must come clean on asbestos border control 15 Jul 2016

Queensland is calling on Border Protection Minister Peter Dutton to publicly release a review of Australia’s asbestos border control management, following two serious asbestos incidents on opposite sides of the country this week. Read more...

Queensland demands tougher asbestos controls from Commonwealth* 13 Jul 2016

Queensland is calling on the Commonwealth to step up its efforts to prevent the importation of asbestos containing materials into the country. Read more...

Creative kids share farm safety messages through drawings* 13 Jul 2016

Winning entries from regional and rural primary school kids in Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s drawing competition will feature in a 2017 calendar promoting key farm safety messages. Read more...

Interference with the electricity distribution network 12 Jul 2016

Contractors and tradespeople who disconnect electricity supply or bypass the Energex or Ergon Energy supply abolishment processes before they conduct demolition or renovation work are being urged by the Electrical Safety Office to stop this unsafe and illegal practice before a serious incident occurs. Read more...

Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (Black Lung Disease) 11 Jul 2016

Your employment and compensation rights in regards to coal workers’ pneumoconiosis. Read more...

IR Minister meets with electrical apprentices to highlight asbestos safety* 07 Jul 2016

Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace today joined a group of apprentice electricians in Rocklea on Brisbane’s southside to highlight the importance of asbestos safety. Read more...

Innovative system improvements deliver more for our customers 04 Jul 2016

Our customers have told us that our free online service, WorkCover Connect for employers – Australia’s leading online workers’ compensation tool – was the best they’d ever seen. But they also gave us ideas on how it could be even better for them.

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29 June 2015

Register now for Safe Work Month events

Safe Work Month will be held this October, so mark your calendar, get involved and register for an event today.

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Register now for Safe Work Month events

WorkCover Queensland accident insurance policy renewal

Declare your wages quickly and easily online before the 31 August deadline.

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