WorkCover Connect to be launched soon

Reported by Haydee | 23 Sep, 2015

WorkCover Queensland will soon introduce a new online service to assist Queensland businesses in effectively managing workers’ compensation.


Workers’ compensation bill passed by Parliament

Reported by Haydee | 21 Sep, 2015

The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 implements the Queensland Government’s election commitments for Restoring the Rights of Queenslanders Injured at Work.

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Injured Workers Forum held in Sydney

Reported by Haydee | 26 Jun, 2015

The very first Injured Workers Forum was held in Sydney on Thursday, and NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Dominic Perrottet was present to listen to injured workers as they discuss their experiences with the workers compensation system.


Mental health forum held in Brisbane

Reported by Haydee | 05 Jun, 2015

WorkCover Queensland’s mental health forum held recently in Brisbane was a success with mining and construction employers gaining access to tools and resources provided by Beyond Blue and Mates In Construction to help workers with mental health problems.


Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Reported by Haydee | 13 May, 2015

The Honourable Curtis Pitt MP, Treasurer, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships has recently introduced the Work Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 into the Queensland Parliament.


Sleeping in the dark is important for our health

Reported by Haydee | 07 May, 2015

Fatigue, work accidents, and other hazardous work outcomes are sometimes associated with lack of sleep. And while having a good night sleep is important, sleeping in the dark is also recommended.


WorkCover to visit Gladstone employers

Reported by Haydee | 03 May, 2015

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.


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.