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Issue 369 - 11 April 2013

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Industry News
Worker awarded $850,000 for eye injury
Mental health numbers underestimated
New compo limits on the cards
Uni fined $100,000 for propeller injury
Safety inspectors probe wall collapse
Firm deliberately created serious risks
Training News
NEW 2 hour workshops
NSCA now training in Darwin
Queensland / Northern Territory
New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory
South Australia
NSCA Announcements
Struggling to find good WHS Managers and Staff? NSCA can help
Worker Fatalities Update – 38 Australian workers lost to workplace fatalities as at 8 April 2013
Oil & Gas Industry Guide to Workplace Safety
Career Watch
Quality Manager (NSW)
Safety Manager (NSW)
Workers Compensation Manager (NSW)
Injury Prevention Officer (NSW)
RTW Coordinator (NSW)
Principal Environmental Engineer (NSW)
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A range of WHS training is offered across Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Darwin, Gold Coast, Mackay, Mt Isa and Townsville. Call 1800 655 510 or go to for more information.

Certificate IV in OHS

Townsville  13-17 May
Brisbane  15-19 May
Mackay  27-31 May
Gladstone  3-7 June

Diploma of OHS

Brisbane  13-16 May
Townsville  27-30 May

WHSO to Certificate IV in OHS – Bridging Course

Townsville  22-23 April
Gladstone  29-30 April
Bundaberg  2-3 May
Mackay  9-10 May
Mt Isa  9-10 May
Brisbane  16-17 May
Cairns  13-14 June

Commonwealth HSR Initial 5 Day Course

Mackay  15-19 April
Townsville  15-19 April
Brisbane  13-17 May
Darwin  25 May

Commonwealth HSR 1 Day Bridging Course

Townsville  18 April
Brisbane  10 May

Course in Functioning as a Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator

Gladstone  12-14 June
Brisbane  1-3 May & 22-24 May
Mackay  1-3 May
Bundaberg  8-10 May
Cairns  8-10 May
Townsville  8-10 May
Gold Coast  14-16 May

Health and Safety Representatives (QLD) Initial Course, 5 Days

Bundaberg  15-19 April
Gladstone  15-19 April
Gold Coast  29 April – 3 May
Mt Isa  29 April – 3 May
Townsville  29 April – 3 May
Brisbane  6-10 May, 13-17 May, 20-24 May, 27-31 May
Cairns  13-17 May

Health and Safety Representatives – 1 Day Refresher (QLD)

Gladstone  24 April
Bundaberg  22 May
Brisbane  22 May

Health and Safety Representative (NT), 5 Days

Darwin  27-31 May

WHS Harmonisation and Due Diligence

Gladstone  19 April
Mackay  22 April
Brisbane  20 May
Townsville  31 May

WHS Principles of Compliance

Townsville  29-31 May

OHS for Managers / Supervisors

Brisbane  29 April
Gladstone  7 May
Townsville  5-6 June

Management of Workplace Injuries – Rehabilitation Recertification

Brisbane  21 May
Mackay  30 April
Bundaberg  7 May
Cairns  7 May
Townsville  7 May
Gold Coast 13 May
Gladstone  11 June

WHS Committee

Brisbane  1-2 May
Gladstone  9-10 May
Townsville  5-6 June

Fire Safety Advisor

Townsville  22-24 April
Brisbane  7-9 May
Gladstone  24-26 June

Fire Safety Advisor – 1 Day Refresher

Mackay  26 April
Townsville  26 April
Brisbane  10 May
Gladstone  27 June

Incident Investigation

Gladstone  23 April
Brisbane  9 May

Confined Space Awareness for Managers and Supervisors

Brisbane  22-24 April

Confined Space Refresher

Brisbane  23 April

Asbestos Awareness

Gladstone  22 April

Emergency Procedures (Fire Wardens)

Brisbane  29 April

Work Safely at Heights

Brisbane  29 April

Handle Dangerous Goods / Hazardous Substances

Gladstone  24 April
Townsville  26 April
Brisbane  3 May


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