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Issue 374 - 20 June 2013

Dear Subscriber,

Remember to celebrate your Safety Heroes by 7 July. There is still time to be recognised for your organisation's, or individual, Work Health and Safety Initiatives. Entry is free and has never been easier, simply visit the Safety Awards website or call the NSCA Awards Coordinator on 02 9213 6211. Enter NOW.

Industry News


Abuse not tolerated

Abuse allegations in the Australian Army are under investigation and have led to a strong show of leadership from the army’s top brass. Read more »

Bosses tackle road toll

A new workplace road safety program will be launched in the second part of this year.
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Asbestos register starts

A national asbestos exposure register has been created in the wake of the National Broadband Network (NBN) asbestos scare. Read more »

Bullying start date delayed

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) won’t start hearing bullying claims until January 2014, under legislation currently before federal parliament. Read more »

Threatened with the sack

The Federal Court has found that an employee was threatened with the sack for carrying out his work health and safety (WHS) duties. Read more »

Sea change under scrutiny

The overlap of safety and navigation laws is in the spotlight with the release of the draft code of practice for managing stevedoring risks. Read more »

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Training News


Last minute training specials

Take a massive discount off selected last minute training specials. Read here

Complete the new WHS Cert IV over 5 Saturdays in August

Enhance your career opportunities without using your valuable leave. Read more »

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NSCA Announcements


National Safety Awards closing soon - enter by 7 July

Remember to celebrate your safety heroes. Read more »

Worker Fatalities Update

80 Australian workers lost to workplace fatalities in the first half of 2013. Read more »

NSCA Breakfast Series

Kicks off 31 July in Melbourne. Read more »

Safety Innovation Conference, Sydney 16-17 July

Leading safety and contracting professionals – obtain innovative solutions and overcome barriers. Read more »

NEW National Guide to Public Works and Services Safety

Advice and information on WHS duties and responsibilities in Public Works and Services. Read more »

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