Work Health and Safety Notice Board

The Work Health and Safety Unit aims to provide the JCU community with notice of safety alerts, product recalls and other health and safety news. To nominate an items for inclusion on this notice board, please contact

Read the latest WHS Newsletter.

  • Electrical Safety Month (1-31 May)
    Promoting electrical safety in the home, school and workplace.
  • R U OK? Day (10 September)
    National annual suicide prevention campaign. For further information or to get involved, visit
  • WorkCover Queensland Safe Work Month (1-31 October)
    JCU's Health, Safety and Environment Unit will advertise several initiatives closer to date.
  • Anxiety and Depression Awareness Month (1-31 October)
    Beyond Blue initiative to raise awareness about anxiety and depression. For further information, visit
  • Queensland Mental Health Week (9-15 October)
    Highlights the importance of mental well being. Find events near you, access resources or get involved. For further information, visit
  • Movember (1-30 November)
    Promoting male health with a focus on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical activity. Get involved by visiting

Product safety regulation in Australia is a shared responsibility between the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the states and territories. The role of the ACCC is to identify and address the risk of serious injury and death from safety hazards in consumer products.

Visit the Product Safety Australia website for product safety laws, news and up to date product recalls lists: