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Issue 369 - 11 April 2013

Dear Subscriber,

This year the NSCA celebrates the 21st year of the National Safety Awards of Excellence, an industry milestone and one that the NSCA is proud to host. The theme of Best Practice, Best People, Best Performance recognises the outstanding achievements of organisations and people who champion work health and safety as a cornerstone of elite business performance. We want to share your safety story with Australia - Enter Today!

Industry News


Worker awarded $850,000 for eye injury

A former third year apprentice has been awarded $850,000 after his vision was significantly impaired. Read more »

Mental health numbers underestimated

Workers compensation claims for mental health underestimate the extent of the problem, according to a recent Safe Work Australia report. Read more »

New compo limits on the cards

Restricting disease claims and increasing the cut-off age are among a raft of changes that have been called for in a recent review of the Commonwealth workers compensation scheme. Read more »

Uni fined $100,000 for propeller injury

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has been fined $100,000 after a student was severely injured in a boating incident. Read more »

Safety inspectors probe wall collapse

WorkSafe Victoria is among the authorities investigating the wall collapse that killed three people in Melbourne recently. Read more »

Firm deliberately created serious risks

A UK recycling firm has been fined after deliberately bypassing and failing to repair machine guards on baling machines. Read more »

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Training News


NEW 2 hour workshops

The 2 hour WHS workshops snapshot three key requirements of the WHS legislation affecting all businesses. Enrol now to stay up to date and gain knowledge, skills and essential tools to plan your WHS goals and achieve compliance.
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NSCA now training in Darwin

NSCA will provide Health and Safety Representative training courses in Darwin from May 2013 for HSRs in both Northern Territory and Commonwealth organisations.
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NSCA Announcements


Struggling to find good WHS Managers and Staff? NSCA can help

If you’re looking for professional WHS personnel, consider outsourcing from NSCA - Australia’s leading provider of WHS consulting and training. NSCA Staff are qualified, experienced, versatile WHS professionals you can rely on.
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Worker Fatalities Update – 38 Australian workers lost to workplace fatalities as at 8 April 2013

The death toll continues to rise as 5 more worker fatalities are reported by Safe Work Australia in the 2 weeks since the last Safe-T-Bulletin update. Read more »

Oil & Gas Industry Guide to Workplace Safety

Pro-Visual Publishing is pleased to announce its inaugural release of the 2013 Oil & Gas Industry Guide to Workplace Safety (NZ).
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