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Issue 385 - 21 November 2013

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Industry News


Half the workforce is stressed out

Work is a source of stress for almost half of Australian workers, says a new Australian Psychological Society (APS) online survey. Read more »

SA suspends construction safety codes

South Australia has suspended three construction codes of practice in response to a review by the state's Small Business Commissioner. . Read more »

Fed govt announces home insulation inquiry

The Federal Government has announced it will establish a Royal Commission into the former government's Home Insulation Scheme. Read more »

Stop bullying, end violence against women

The long-awaited bullying code of practice will now appear as a guide. Its release coincides closely with White Ribbon Day, which aims to raise awareness about ending violence against women. Read more »

Depressed workers too afraid to tell

Almost half of Australian workers who take time off for depression hide the reason from their employer, says a new SANE Australia study. Read more »

Should Hazardman come to the rescue?

WorkSafe ACT has released a superhero video and comic strip as part of a campaign to teach young people about safety, but its use of gendered stereotypes is questionable. Read more »

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Training News

Commonwealth HSR Bridging Course

Last chance to enrol in Commonwealth HSR Bridging course. Read more »

Not to be missed training

QLD - Brisbane, 4-5 December
Property Risk & Compliance Management Training Program, 2 Days

NSW – Sydney CBD, 3-4 February 2014
Property Risk & Compliance Management Training Program, 2 Days

ACT - Canberra, 3-4 March 2014
Property Risk & Compliance Management Training Program, 2 Days

VIC - Clayton, 3, 4, 5, 10 & 11 December
OHS for HSRs, Managers & Supervisors, 5 Days

SA - Adelaide, 9-13 December
Certificate IV in WHS, 5 Days

NSCA Announcements


HOBART Breakfast Forum 2013

Final successful 2013 breakfast forum! TAS businesses attend interactive forum to discuss solutions to contractor management challenges. Read more »

$500 BCF October winner announced

Enrol & train in Nov/Dec to enter the QLD $500 BCF voucher draw - QLD only. Read more »

Injury Management & Return to Work Conference, Sydney 17-19 Feb 2014

Proactive strategies, case study driven event. NSCA members receive 20% entry discount. Read more »

NSW Construction Safety Guide

Safe work methods in construction. Read more »

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