Labor neglect leaves volunteers exposed

27 Jan 2011 10:24 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

27 January 2011

Labor’s lip-service to occupational health and safety concerns had put volunteers’ health at risk, the LNP said today.

LNP Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Jann Stuckey said volunteers were at risk of exposure to asbestos and other potentially serious hazardous material while cleaning flood-damaged homes and premises.

“Volunteers need expert advice on the...

Use a face mask in the clean-up

15 Jan 2011 9:28 AMJann StuckeyNews, Fair Trading and IR

15 December 2010

HOMEOWNERS and volunteers have been urged to wear face masks to minimise potential asbestos risks during the flood clean-up.

LNP Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations Jann Stuckey said clean-ups, particular of older homes, could carry potential risk of asbestos exposure.

“I strongly urge anyone who is removing flood damaged flooring, walls and ceilings to be aware of...

Buy local to support flood recovery and jobs

15 Jan 2011 9:20 AMJann StuckeyNews, Small Business

15 December 2010THE LNP today backed calls for Queenslanders to support local businesses and buy locally-made products to aid the flood recovery.Shadow Minister for Small Business Jann Stuckey urged Queenslanders wherever possible to buy Queensland-made from local companies when choosing materials for flood repairs and renovations.“A lot of local companies, particularly small businesses, were...

Employment data highlights job ahead

14 Jan 2011 12:35 PMJann StuckeyJob Creation, News

14 January 2011

Poor employment figures released yesterday highlighted the need to do everything possible to save and create jobs in the aftermath of the flood crisis, the State Opposition said today.

Full-time Queensland jobs were lost in December and unemployment spiked to 6 per cent according to Labour Force statistics released yesterday.*

LNP Shadow Treasurer Tim Nicholls said...

Stuckey Warns of Costly and Shonky Pool Inspections

10 Jan 2011 12:34 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

10 January 2011Member for Currumbin, Jann Stuckey MP is urging pool owners to be wary of overpriced and unauthorised pool fence inspections following the introduction of new State Government pool safety laws on 1 December 2010.“Concerns have been raised about an open slather approach to fee charges for the new pool safety system that has only been operating for a short period of time,” Ms Stuckey...

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