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Issue 373 - 6 June 2013

Dear Subscriber,

Asbestos Awareness Training. In the wake of the recent National Broadband Network (NBN) asbestos scare and increasing attention on managing potential asbestos risks – NSCA recommends Asbestos Awareness training to provide staff with the knowledge and skills to identify asbestos containing materials and take appropriate action. Read more »

Industry News


Long-awaited bullying code released

The long-awaited revised draft code of practice for bullying has been released for public comment. Read more »

Broadband asbestos clean-up underway

New asbestos management and an asbestos register are being introduced in the wake of last week’s National Broadband Network (NBN) asbestos scare. Read more »

Directors can’t shirk responsibility

New directors’ guidelines have been released in response to the findings of the Royal Commission of the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy in New Zealand. Read more »

Compo barriers should drop

A national approach to removing age barriers to workers compensation and safety is gaining ground. Read more »

Worker’s leg amputated

A UK road worker has had his left leg amputated from below the knee after he slipped into unguarded machinery. Read more »

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Career Watch


Safety Advisor Commercial Construction (NSW)

Safety Manager (NSW)

HSEQ Manager Building Construction (NSW)

EHS Advisor (NSW)

P/T WHS Advisor (NSW)

Compliance and Systems Manager (NSW)

State Manager - Workers Compensation (VIC)

National Workers Compensation Manager (NSW)



Training News


Health and Safety Reps - Revitalise, update and network

HSR Refresher training available Australia-wide. Read more »

NEW First Aid FASTTRACK training in QLD

NSCA partners with St John Ambulance to deliver essential first aid training. Read more »

Last minute training specials in QLD, NSW and ACT

Take a massive discount off selected last minute training specials. Read here - hurry as places are limited.

Upcoming training

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NSCA Announcements


NSCA Melbourne Breakfast Panel - Save the Date: Wed 31 July

Expert advice and practical solutions on Contractor Management for Victorian businesses Read more »

Worker Fatalities Update

The death toll continues to rise as Safe Work Australia reports 12 more Australian workers lost to workplace fatalities since the last Safe-T-Bulletin on 23 May. Read more »

Safety Guidelines for Spray Painting

Pro-Visual Publishing has released its 2013/14 edition of The Body Repairer’s Guide to Workplace Safety. Read more »

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