The winners of this year’s SafeWork NSW Awards have been announced, with top workplaces across the State being recognised for their outstanding commitment to health and safety.
Winners of this year’s Queensland Safe Work and Return to Work Awards have been announced.
Queensland’s Getting back advertising campaign was launched today with Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace reminding employers to encourage and support injured staff to recover at work.
WorkSafe is hosting the events as part of the Small Business Festival.
The seminar is held every three months to provide an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia.
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace have asked WorkCover Queensland and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to conduct another Getting back advertising campaign, which was last done in 2015.
Comcare has launched a new Infographic outlining practical actions that supervisors and coworkers can take to support a team member following injury.
Almost 40 Queensland businesses and workers were named finalists for this year’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.
WorkSafe Victoria encourages individuals and businesses to submit their nominations for the 2016 WorkSafe Victoria Awards before it closes on Thursday, 30 June.
Registrations are now open for the Mental Health and Return to Work Process on Friday, 20 May 2016.
Rehabilitation case managers are invited to a forum in May 2016 to understand issues that are preventing workers from returning to work in a timely manner, discuss strategies to overcome these obstacles, and examine the fundamentals that lead to a successful return to work following an injury.
Full compensation for public service workers should also be restored, says Public Service Association
Public service workers deserve protection at work too., the Public Service Association of South Australia said in response to the news that a deal has been reached between the Police Association of South Australia and the South Australian government that will provide full workers’ compensation for injured police officers.
The Police Association of South Australia and the SA Government have reached an agreement to provide ongoing medical cover and income support for police officers who have been injured in the line of duty, who have not been able to return to work within two years of their injury.
Two workers have been convicted of fraud against the Return to Work scheme in one week.
The Safer Communities, Safer Towns event is coming to Kyogle next week to provide free safety advice to local businesses.
An open public consultation for proposed changes to better support NSW’s injured workers to return to work has been opened on Thursday.
Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz announced on Wednesday a new ‘fit note’ to assist sick and injured workers get back to work has been developed for use by all General Practitioners in the ACT and surrounding region before a potential national expansion.
WorkCover Queensland will be launching the Prevention and Performance Initiative this month to support businesses in building safer workplaces and improving return to work outcomes for injured workers.
Supervisors play a vital role in ensuring that injured workers receive all the support they need.
A new public awareness campaign has been launched on Sunday to help injured workers get back to work.
WorkCover Queensland is set to visit Gladstone-based businesses in the construction, manufacturing and technical service industries this month to raise awareness on the importance of covering workers correctly for workplace injury.