Educational forum on injury management and prevention

Reported by Haydee | 18 Jun, 2013

WorkCover Queensland together with the Australian Industry Group has recently conducted an educational forum to address injury management and prevention with small employers. WorkCover Customer Services Manager Melissa Steadman said the forum gave employers an opportunity to discuss challenges that smaller businesses face and how WorkCover and employers can work together to put strategies in …

WorkCover Queensland to hold a free passenger transport forum in January 2013

Reported by Haydee | 11 Dec, 2012

A free forum for employers in the passenger transport industry will be hosted by WorkCover Queensland and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland on 23 January 2013. Topics to be discussed will include injury prevention and management, workplace health and safety harmonisation laws, and promoting wellness at work. Customer Services Manager (North), Matt Cross, who manages …

WorkCover NSW calls on businesses to focus on workplace safety

Reported by Haydee | 23 Oct, 2012

WorkCover NSW urges businesses to prioritise safety and injury prevention during National Safe Work Australia Week from 21 to 27 October. This year’s theme ‘Safety begins with S but starts with YOU’ recognises that all people should be responsible for health and safety. “Everyone in every workplace can play a valuable role in improving work …

WA Summit on Injury Prevention

Reported by Zoe | 30 Sep, 2012

The 2012 Injury Prevention Summit will be held on the 26th November this year with the theme “Partnership and Community Engagement.” The Summit is hosted by the Injury Control Council of Western Australia and WA Department of Health and will ask about attendee’s hopes for the future and what the next ten years will hold …

Injury Prevention and Management tools and resources for employers

Reported by Haydee | 19 Jun, 2012

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) have released the Injury Prevention and Management tool for employers to establish and maintain effective injury prevention and management to improve health and safety outcomes for workers. The tools and resources include: Workcover case studies and other return to work information and claims  Realising the health benefits of work …