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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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NEW 2 hour workshops

The 2 hour WHS workshops snapshot three key changes in 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.

Enrol in a workshop for $150 or register for the 1 Day Workshop Package and you will be eligible for the reduced rate of $399 for all 3 Need-to-Know Workshops.

WHS Incident Reporting in the Workplace


Effective incident reporting systems can minimise the impact on people, property and the environment as well as potential litigation. The Incident Reporting workshop will provide guidelines and skills to assist businesses to:

  • Identify the difference between notifiable and non-notifiable incidents in the workplace;
  • Outline mandatory reporting requirements in line with legislation;
  • Understand risk management principles to determine the appropriate intervention to prevent reoccurences; and
  • Develop a model for incident management procedure/protocol.

Participants will be provided with examples of tools and methods to plan for serious incidents and achieve workshop objectives.

WHS Management Systems in your Organisation


An effective WHS Management system is essential top providing a safe workplace and minimising the risk to people, property and the environment. Officers, including CEO's, Directors and Senior Management have significant corporate and legislative responsibility to demonstrate due diligence in their approach to health and safety. Systematic management of the work environment, facilities, processes, equipment and people may assist in achieving these requirements. The objective of this workshop is provide practical guidelines and skills to assist businesses to:

  • Identify due diligence requirements and best practice in the management of WHS;
  • Develop a framework for a WHS Management system in your workplace;
  • Plan strategies for WHS implementation; and
  • Outline methods for reviewing and improving WHS systems.

Participants will be provided with practical tools to assist with planning WHS Management systems and achieving workshop objectives.

Safety Culture in your Organisation


Safety culture can be defined as the shared safety perception of an organisation. It is characterised by day to day perceptions towards the working environment, practices, organisational, organisational systems and management. The objective of this workshop is to provide knowledge and skills to assist businesses to:

  • Identify key components of positive safety culture;
  • Review current perception of safety in their organisation;
  • Gain practical knowledge on how to measure safety culture;
  • Access and use safety climate tools; an
  • Apply practical knowledge to improve safety culture in their organisation.

Participants will be provided with examples of tools and methods which may be used to evaluate safety culture and achieve workshop objectives.

For more information call 1800 655 510 or contact us.


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