Health and Safety
All Site Delegates are automatically elected as the Health and Safety Representative for their site. They must attend the five day health and safety reps course and will also be entitlted to two days refresher training per year within normal work time - in accordance with the EBA.
The Union’s driving principle is to fight to safeguard workers’ rights to attend work in a safe, non-evasive manner that provides a balance between their working and family life.
Assistant Secretary Mick Wiech is the Union's health and safety officer and can be contacted on 0422 831 175.
We aim to not only protect you whilst at work but seek to proactively provide you with information that will assist in the prevention of harm. Prevention is always better than the cure. The Union also offers a wide range of support services for those in need. If you can't contact Mick, feel free to contact the Union office anytime regarding your safety, health and well-being.
Ph: 07 3844 8433
Go to the Queensland Government's Worksafe website for more general info on workplace health and safety - https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/