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EWP fatal incident prompts work safety warning

Reported by Haydee | 28 Dec, 2017

An incident this month in which a young man was killed while operating a boom elevating work platform (EWP) on a construction site prompted Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to issue a safety reminder.

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Getting back advertising campaign launched today

Reported by Haydee | 06 Oct, 2017

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.

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Roof collapse safety alert issued

Reported by Haydee | 28 Sep, 2017

The alert provides guidance for building owners, schools, local government, building managers and body corporates about minimizing the risk of roof collapse, and focuses on roofs with trusses that have large continuous spans and timber trusses with tiled roofs.

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Getting back to work campaign 2017

Reported by Haydee | 19 Jul, 2017

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.

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New safety toolkit for young workers

Reported by Haydee | 13 Jun, 2017

A new safety and toolkit have been introduced by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland to help employers, youth service providers, parents and education and training providers connect with young workers on work health and safety.

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Nominations open for 2017 Safe Work and Return to Work Awards

Reported by Haydee | 28 Apr, 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards, which highlights outstanding innovations and success in work health and safety and rehabilitation and return to work.