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In these terms, 'we', 'us' and 'our' means Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ), a Queensland Government entity (ABN 49 809 734 894), established under the Resources Safety and Health Queensland Act 2020, and our successors. You will find the meaning of other defined terms at the end of these terms, under the heading 'Definitions'.

Your use of the site

Your access to and use of this site is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with these terms. By accepting these terms and then each time you continue accessing and using this site, you agree to be bound by these terms.  

By using this site, you understand and agree that the results from this search are valid at the time of the search and may be subject to change without notice.

Changes to these terms

We have the right to change or discontinue any feature of this site at any time without reference to you. We have the right to change these terms at any time by publishing an updated version of the terms on this site. It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of any changes to these terms each time you visit this site.


These terms should be read in conjunction with our privacy policy which is available at https:/www.rshq.qld.gov.au/privacy. Information published on this site will be treated in accordance with our privacy policy.


When you access this site, your interaction across the internet is protected by HTTPS and Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) encryption. SSL/TLS is an industry standard for secure interactions. If your browser does not support the latest versions of SSL/TLS, you will not be able to access the site. Although we take reasonable care in providing information, including by implementing SSL/TLS, we do not warrant or guarantee security of this site or internet communications. You agree to accept all risks associated with using the internet and this site. You are solely responsible for the security of your device (and data stored on that device).

We use cookies to improve your user experience on this site. When you access this site, a cookie from our web server is placed on your computer automatically. If you wish to use all features of this site you will need to accept cookies. If you have configured your browser to reject all cookies, however, you will still be able to view information only pages on this site.  If you wish to enable cookies you may need to change your internet browser configuration. Refer to the help functions of your browser.

Permitted Use

This site must only be used for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of others or restrict or inhibit the use of the site, or Queensland Government services by any third party.


We do not warrant or make any representations and exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all liability as to the following:

  • that your system will meet the minimum requirements (as apply from time to time) to enable your use of this site
  • in relation to the speed of transmission data that your use of this site will be uninterrupted or meet other performance benchmarks
  • that material or services in this site are appropriate or available for use in countries outside Australia; or in relation to, or endorse, the quality or appropriateness of any other third party website which you may access through this site (please see our disclaimer (https://www.rshq.qld.gov.au/disclaimer) for more information).
  • To the maximum extent permitted by law, we will not be liable to you or third parties for:
    • your system's incapacity in using this site
    • interruptions or delays to use of the site whether beyond our control or not
    • any non-compliance with foreign and local laws if you use this site outside Australia
    • your use of other websites which you may access through this site including in relation to contracting viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

We disclaim and exclude, to the maximum extent permissible by law, any terms and conditions implied by law relating to any loss or damage that may be suffered by you as a result of you using this site.

Without limiting the above paragraph, we disclaim and exclude, to the maximum extent permissible by law, all representations, guarantees, conditions, warranties, rights, remedies, liabilities or other terms express or implied, that may be conferred by statute, general law or custom, except any guarantee or right conferred under any legislation (including the Australian Consumer Law), the exclusion of which would contravene legislation or cause part or all of this clause to be void. This includes without limitation any warranty as to the accuracy, quality, context, completeness, availability, reliability or suitability for any purpose, of any information accessed through this site.

You agree to release us from all responsibility and all liability in contract, or in tort, or pursuant to any other common law or statutory cause of action whatsoever (including without limitation, liability in negligence) arising under this agreement or in connection with your use of this site, for any loss or damage whether or not reasonably foreseeable, including but not limited to liability for an entity carrying out, or failing to carry out, any activity described in, or contemplated by, any document published by us relating to this site.

Please consult our disclaimer (https://www.rshq.qld.gov.au/disclaimer) for further details.


You agree to indemnify us and our officers, employees, agents and contractors (including sub-contractors) ('those indemnified') from and against all actions, proceedings, claims demands, costs (including all reasonable legal costs and all reasonable costs associated with defending those indemnified), losses, damages and expenses, and any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage, including those arising out of the terms of any settlement, which:

  • may be brought against or made upon those indemnified; and
  • those indemnified may incur on their own behalf or sustain as a result of a third party claim, arising out of or as a consequence of:
    • your use of this site
    • any breach of this agreement by you; or
    • any wilful, unlawful, or negligent act or omission by you relating in any way to this site. You acknowledge that this indemnity will continue to take effect after this agreement has been terminated.

Intellectual Property and Confidentiality

Material on this site is generally subject to the RSHQ Copyright Policy (https://www.rshq.qld.gov.au/copyright).


  • 'cookie' means an electronic file which is placed on your computer automatically to retain your preferences for this site so those preferences can be used next time you visit this site. Cookies used on this site are non-harmful and do not attempt to identify individual users.
  • 'device' means your own internet-enabled device that is compatible with this site and has a current and working internet connection.
  • 'third parties' means any person or agent, excluding us or you, who acts on behalf of an individual person.
  • 'this site' means the equipment, programs, services and systems provided by us or our service providers to allow you to use the online services and access the information provided by us and our service providers.
  • 'use of this site' means your use of all online services and your access to all information provided on this site by us and our service providers.
  • 'you' and 'your' means as applicable, the individual or legal entity using this site.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding our terms, or if you encounter any problems with this site, please contact us at qesc@rshq.qld.gov.au.​​

Last reviewed 29 September 2021