WorkCover Queensland | Mental Health First Aid

WorkCover Queensland

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Large (501+ staff)
Melanie Bonifacio
Trish Sykes
Esther Ekkelenkamp
Wayne Hunt
Jennifer Cameron

WorkCover Queensland is a statutory authority and the main provider of tailored workers' compensation insurance solutions to over 163,000 Queensland businesses. Their vision is to be the best workers’ compensation insurer and make a positive difference to people’s lives.

WorkCover Queensland recognise that their customers, colleagues, friends and family all have the potential to be directly and indirectly affected by mental health issues.

That is why over 600 employees in WorkCover Queensland's workforce have completed Mental First Aid training.

"We want to ensure our people have the knowledge and skills to recognise the symptoms of potential mental health early and provide the understanding and support necessary to help people seek specialist medical treatment."

Being recognised as a MHFA Skilled Workplace is important to WorkCover because it demonstrates their commitment to making a positive difference to peoples’ lives.