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Issue 382 - 10 October 2013

Dear Subscriber,

Are you keen on a career in work health and safety? NSCA provides quality training and student support in the new WHS Certificate IV. M Burger, George Weston Foods QLD says "I will certainly recommend NSCA to others and will look up future courses through NSCA first before going anywhere else because of the positive experience and competitive pricing". Read more »

Industry News


Road freight deaths 10 times higher

Work-related road freight transport deaths are 10 times higher than for all other industries, says the latest data. Read more »

Stigma alive and well

Some 69 per cent of people feel uncomfortable disclosing to their employer that they have a mental illness, says a World Mental Heath Day study. Read more »

Half of female doctors harassed

More than 50 per cent of female doctors have experienced sexual harassment by a patient, according to survey results recently published in the Medical Journal of Australia.. Read more »

Aussie inspectors head to NZ

New South Wales work health and safety inspectors are being seconded to Canterbury, New Zealand, to help with the rebuilding of the region in the wake of the 2011 earthquake. Read more »

Temporary visas, but permanent rights

Holders of temporary working visas have the same safety rights and responsibilities like everyone else, says SafeWork SA.Read more »

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Training News

CANBERRA: Contractor Management

Contractor Management - Who's Responsible?
3 hour workshop on 16 October.  Read more »

Not to be missed training

NSW - Parramatta, 18 October
Commonwealth HSR Bridging, 1 Day

ACT - Canberra, 15 October
Commonwealth HSR Refresher, 1 Day

QLD - Brisbane, 21-25 October
Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

NT - Darwin, 15 October
NT HSR 1 Day Refresher

VIC - Clayton, 21-25 October
Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

SA - Adelaide, 25 October
Health and Safety Representative Bridging, 1 Day

TAS - Hobart, 30 October
Contractor Management Workshop, 3 hours

NSCA Announcements


CANBERRA Breakfast Forum, 16 Oct

Don’t delay, register by Friday 11 Oct to discuss your contractor management challenges and get practical solutions. Read more »

NSCA Congratulates National Safety Awards Finalists

Winners to be announced 17 Oct. Read more »

Oil & Gas Summit - Perth WA, 21-22 Nov

Shaping industry in Australia & NZ. Read more »

Fatigue Risk Management Master Class

Ensuring safety, maintaining productivity, driving performance. Read more »

NEW National Guide to Driver Safety

Safe practices and driving habits. Read more »

HOBART Breakfast Forum, 30 Oct

Register now for smart solutions from a panel of Contractor Management experts: WorkSafe, Workers Comp, Legal & Risk. Read more »

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