Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is aware that a man has been fraudulently posing as a WHSQ employee, requesting payment for advertising in a WHS publication.
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Safe use of concrete pump and booms and information on cleaning.|Safe use of concrete pump and booms and information on cleaning.
The purpose of this safety alert is to highlight the risks associated with stacked materials and to ensure a safe system of work is followed.
The purpose of this alert is to highlight the hazards and risks to workers caused by hose whip on concrete pumps. 'Hose whip' describes the uncontrolled and rapid motion of the flexible rubber hose on the end of a concrete placement boom or other concrete delivery lines.
Concrete placing boom registration requirements have changed under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (PDF, 2.53 MB). To assist businesses with these changes transitional arrangements are currently in place.
A 40% cut in absenteeism and half as many workers smoking are just two of the benefits of health and wellbeing initiatives adopted by the Construction Training Centre.
Findings of the “Improving the health and safety capabilities of young construction workers” shows only a third of worksites provide induction for young workers among other alarming results.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating a fatal incident that occurred on Thursday 23 March 2017 at a workplace in Coolum Beach. A man died when the cab over of a truck fell and crushed him in the engine bay.