Work health and wellbeing forums to be held in Queensland

Reported by Haydee | 02 Apr, 2015

WorkCover Queensland will conduct several work health and wellbeing leadership breakfast forums throughout Queensland to assist managers and leaders in leveraging work health and wellbeing to improve injury prevention and return to work.


Majority of Mackay businesses have right level of accident insurance cover

Reported by Haydee | 25 Mar, 2015

Majority of Mackay businesses have the right level of workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, This was revealed during a recent visit by WorkCover Queensland to more than 100 employers in Mackay. The visit was done to make sure that they are correctly covering their workers against workplace injuries.


Labour hire and placement services industry website

Reported by Haydee | 03 Mar, 2015

A labour hire and placement services website is now available to help Queensland employers be updated with workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation information.


WorkCover Queensland to visit Mackay

Reported by Haydee | 02 Mar, 2015

WorkCover Queensland will visit businesses in the construction, manufacturing and retail industries this month to raise awareness on the importance of covering workers correctly for workplace injuries.


Common law webinars 2015

Reported by Haydee | 05 Jan, 2015

Common law claims impact all industries and in order to raise awareness on how to mitigate the impact of claims escalating to common law, WorkCover Queensland will conduct a new common law webinar series this year.

Woman on phone

New study to focus on reducing musculoskeletal problems in workers

Reported by Haydee | 11 Mar, 2014

A new study being conducted by researchers from the University of Queensland will look at ways to reduce musculoskeletal problems in office workers. Researchers aim to identify which intervention would be more beneficial for workers and employers – an ergonomic assessment plus health promotion, or ergonomic assessment plus exercise training.

WorkCover Queensland’s Small Business Guide

Reported by Haydee | 21 Jan, 2014

A small business guide has been developed by WorkCover Queensland to assist small businesses in complying with their obligations and educate them on WorkCover matters. The guide offers useful tips in making a claim, reducing their premium, and links to more information online. “As part of WorkCover Queensland’s commitment to working together with small business …

Workplace for Wellness Program

Reported by Haydee | 08 Aug, 2013

A new Workplace for Wellness Program for Queensland workers was launched on Wednesday at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland. The Workplace for Wellness Program will include a new website which provides useful resources including templates, tools, ideas and tips to assist Queensland businesses in developing and managing a sustainable workplace wellness program. The …

WorkCover QLD Releases Communications Guide

Reported by Zoe | 28 Jul, 2013

Workplace injuries have the potential to seriously impact workers lives and they can also have a considerable impact on the workplace, including colleagues and business revenue. Communicating regularly with injured workers, providing support and understanding are essential in helping a worker to return to work successfully after an injury. However some employer’s struggle knowing what …