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Issue 381 - 26 September 2013

Dear Subscriber,

The NSCA celebrates National Safety Month and encourages all Australian businesses to get involved in Safety Month activities in your region. Do you need a keynote speaker or professional assistance assessing your safety needs? NSCA can work with your business to provide sustainable solutions to protect your most important asset - people. Read more »

Industry News


Hundreds more cases of mesothelioma

Over 600 newly diagnosed mesothelioma cases have been notified for 2012, says the latest data. Read more »

Heavy vehicle law delayed again

The start date for the new Heavy Vehicle National Law has been delayed again. Read more »

$100,000 fine for head injuries

A company and its director have been fined a total of $100,000 after a 19-year-old independent contractor sustained serious neck and head injuries in a fall. Read more »

Boss fails to prevent crush injury

A company has been prosecuted after it failed to stop a high-risk work procedure in which a worker was crushed between a roller door and a forklift. Read more »

Eric Abetz appointed WHS minister

Coalition Senator Eric Abetz has been appointed as the new federal minister for work health and safety (WHS). Read more »

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Training News

Hobart - Contractor Management workshop, 30 October

Contractor Management - Who’s Responsible? Discover what you and your business need to know.  Read more »

Not to be missed training

QLD - Cairns, 30 September to 4 October
Initial Health and Safety Representatives Course

NT - Darwin, 15 October
Health & Safety Representative 1 Day Refresher

NSW - Gosford, 14 October
Asbestos Awareness

ACT - Canberra, 14-18 October
Auditor Training – Lead an OHS/WHS System Audit

VIC - Clayton, 15 October
OHS Awareness for Managers & Supervisors

SA - Adelaide, 25 October
Health & Safety Representative Bridging Course

NSCA Announcements


Hobart Breakfast Forum, 30 October

Register today to get your contractor management questions answered. Read more »

Worker Fatalities Update

5 more Australian workers lost. Read more »

Guide: Pregnancy and Development of Your Baby

Looking after yourself and your baby. Read more »

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