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Issue 367 - 14 March 2013

Dear Subscriber,

From April 2013 the NSCA is expanding its training locations to include the Gold Coast and Darwin, in response to membership demand. The training will provide practical skills and knowledge for elected workplace Health and Safety Representatives, supervisors and managers with responsibility for worker safety and/or those responsible for workplace rehabilitation, return to work and injury management. For more information read here.

Industry News


25 deaths in two months

Twenty-five workers have been killed in the first two months of this year - and farms, it seems, are a risky place to work. Read more »

More than 200 breaches

Victorian inspectors found 156 health and safety breaches in Warrnambool and another 90 across western Victoria in recent workplace blitzes. Read more »

Safety scholarships on offer

Applications are now open for two $10,000 scholarships to improve the health and safety of women in South Australian workplaces. Read more »

Eyes on the road

WorkCover New South Wales has urged businesses to review vehicular traffic management after four people died in work-related vehicle incidents in NSW over a period of six months. Read more »

High cost of violence

Harassment and violence remain costly to workers and businesses locally and globally. Read more »

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Training News


Health and Safety Representative (NT) Initial Course, 5 Days

NSCA expands training into the Northern Territory from April 2013. This training provides elected workplace Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) with the knowledge and skills to understand the role, function and powers of a HSR, and apply the WHS legislation framework, requirements and duties to resolve health and safety issues within your workgroup. Read more »

QLD / NT   |   NSW / ACT   |   VIC   |   SA 

NSCA Announcements


180+ attend successful first Adelaide breakfast forum

NSCA inaugural Adelaide breakfast panel highly successful – on Wed 6 March more than 180 guests interacted with an expert panel of speakers to get direct advice and practical solutions to burning WHS questions.
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Safety Guide for Construction Sites

Pro-Visual publishing has released the latest edition of Victoria’s Construction Industry Guide to Site Safety. Each year, the guide is distributed at no cost to construction companies throughout the state of Victoria with the aim to increase awareness of major health and safety issues within the industry.
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NSCA now training in Gold Coast and Darwin

The NSCA is expanding its training locations to include the Gold Coast and Darwin from April 2013, starting with the following training courses.
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NMW 2013 showcases safety

The Health and Safety Product Zone at National Manufacturing Week (NMW) 2013 is firming up!
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