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Engineering company promotes awareness on mental health

Reported by Haydee | 12 Nov, 2015

With one in five Australian workers estimated to experience a mental illness, an engineering company aims to promote awareness of the mental health risks by encouraging people to talk about mental health and to put their hands up if they or someone they know has experienced mental health issues.

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Scentre Group celebrates safety this week

Reported by Haydee | 27 Oct, 2015

A shopping centre company has launched their Safety Week campaign on Monday, 26 October to Friday 30 October at all Westfields Centres across Queensland.

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Free workplace health and safety webinar series

Reported by Haydee | 19 Oct, 2015

WorkCover Queensland and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will be hosting a series of three free webinars aimed at further enhancing employer learnings.

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WorkCover Connect launched

Reported by Haydee | 15 Oct, 2015

WorkCover Queensland has launched WorkCover Connect, a new online service to assist Queensland businesses in effectively managing workers’ compensation.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.