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Issue 386 - 5 December 2013

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Industry News


Death toll climbs again

Notifiable work-related fatalities have climbed to 23 in the latest monthly report from Safe Work Australia. Read more »

Legal loophole quashed

Legislation ensuring work health and safety (WHS) prosecutions aren’t thrown out on a technicality has passed the New South Wales parliament. Read more »

Unions reject Qld's WHS changes

The ACTU says proposed changes to Queensland’s work health and safety (WHS) laws will increase safety risks. Read more »

Australia can do better

The latest Mental Health Commission report card is calling for a new national strategy to reduce discrimination at work and elsewhere. Read more »

Comcare moratorium lifted

The Federal Government announced this week that the moratorium on private corporations seeking to become self-insurers under the Commonwealth workers' compensation scheme has been lifted. Read more »

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Training News

Certificate IV in WHS

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Not to be missed training

NSW - Sydney CBD, 18 December
Commonwealth HSR Bridging, 1 Day

ACT - Canberra, 17 December
Commonwealth HSR Bridging, 1 Day

VIC - Footscray, 9-13 December
OHS for HSRs, Managers & Supervisors, 5 Days

SA - Adelaide, 16-20 December
SA Initial Health & Safety Reps, 5 Days

QLD - Brisbane, 16-20 December
Certificate IV in WHS, 5 Days

NSCA Announcements


Member Alert

Exclusive 2014 Member logos available now. Read more »

New QLD Workers' Comp Regulator

Q-COMP replaced and new workers' compensation legislation for Queensland. Read more »

Managing Process Safety 2014

Melbourne 3-4 March & Brisbane 5-6 March.
10% discount for NSCA members. Drive best
practice Safety Management Process.  Read more »

Worker Fatalities Update

155 Australian workers lost. Read more »

NEW Broadacre Farm Safety Guide

Health & safety in Broadacre Agriculture, supported by RuralSafe. Read more »

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