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Issue 383 - 24 October 2013

Dear Subscriber,

NSCA is proud to announce the 2013 National Safety Award winners. NSCA applauds the winners and all the finalists for their outstanding commitment and dedication to providing safe, productive and sustainable workplaces so that everyone can go home safe from work. To find out more about Australia’s safety heroes Read more »

Industry News


Bushfire asbestos threat looms

Licensed removalists must clean up fire-damaged asbestos in the wake of ongoing and recent bushfires. Read more »

Man dies despite crew's efforts

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released preliminary findings into the death of a man who fell from a safety harness while being winched into a helicopter. Read more »

Alliance wins top safety prize

Barwon Water Alliance has won top honours at the 2013 NSCA/GIO National Safety Awards of Excellence. Read more »

Fed Govt seeks zero tolerance and a rethink

The Federal Government wants a zero tolerance approach to safety breaches and for judicial bodies to rethink the direction of their decisions. Read more »

NSW removes legal loophole

Legislation has been introduced into the New South Wales parliament to ensure work health and safety (WHS) prosecutions aren’t thrown out on a technicality. Read more »

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Training News

HOBART: Contractor Management Workshop

Contractor Management - Who's Responsible?
3 hour workshop on 30 October.  Read more »

Not to be missed training

NSW - Parramatta, 16 December
Asbestos Awareness, 3 hours

ACT - Canberra, 19 November
Commonwealth HSR Bridging, 1 Day

QLD - Brisbane, 4-8 November
Health & Safety Representatives, 5 Days

NT - Darwin, 11-15 November
Health & Safety Representatives, 5 Days

VIC - Clayton, 11, 12, 13, 17 & 18 November
Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety

SA - Adelaide, 4-8 November
Health & Safety Representatives, 5 Days

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

NSCA Announcements


HOBART Breakfast Forum, 30 October

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

NEW Construction Guide to Site Safety

Safe work with heavy machinery. Read more »

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

Key drivers shaping the industry in Australia and NZ. Read more »

BRISBANE Breakfast Forum 2013

Another successful breakfast forum! 100+ QLD businesses receive practical advice and solutions to prevent and manage workplace bullying. Read more »


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