Despite worker's compensation being available to protect employees in Queensland, the cost of workplace injury can still have negative financial and personal impact on an individual. In this blog, we provide some good tips and advice on what you can do as an employee to reduce your risk of being injured in the workplace.
If you’re reading this article there’s an 80% chance that you’ve suffered some form of back injury or back pain. Workplace-related back injuries remain one of the most common types of workplace injury. For those unlucky enough to fall victim, the ongoing implications can go far beyond the initial symptoms.
Mental health problems due to work-related stress can severely impact workers to the point where they're unable to cope and perform their job. Fortunately, workers' compensation is available under WorkCover Queensland to help those who suffer psychological injury as a result of workplace stress.