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Issue 394 - 10 April 2014


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NSCA is proud to announce the 2014 National Safety Awards of Excellence are now open. Enter today to celebrate your safety heroes and be recognised for your commitment and passion to ensure everyone goes home safe from work. Find out what last year's winners and finalists did to be recognised as leaders in Australian safety. Read more »


Big law changes in Qld

The Queensland Government has passed laws that strip health and safety representatives of their power to direct workers to stop unsafe work. Read more »

Bullying application dismissed

The stop bullying application that led to the national anti-bullying panel accepting applications for bullying that occurred before 1 January has been dismissed on jurisdictional grounds. Read more »

Builders hit in blitz

Inspectors have conducted 118 audits and issued 32 notices to construction companies in New South Wales as part of a safety improvement campaign. Read more »

Bosses can’t manage stress

Half of European workers think work-related stress is common in their workplaces and many employers don’t know how to handle psychosocial risks, according to a recent opinion poll. Read more »

G20, but no Qld

As Safe Work Australia ponders its G20 safety contribution and reviews the model laws, no mention is made of the safety law changes in Queensland. Read more »

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Melbourne Breakfast Forum

Wed 7 May: Discuss the risks and challenges of managing mental health at work with the panel of experts. Register now »

150+ attend Brisbane Breakfast Forum

Brisbane launches highly successful NSCA breakfast forums - Brisbane business get contractor management questions and challenges answered by the panel of experts. Read more »


Cert IV in WHS over 5 Saturdays

Can’t get time off work to enhance your career development? NSCA offers Saturday training in May 2014 (VIC only). Read more »

Training Highlights

Initial HSR training, 5 days

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HSR Refresher training, 1 day

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Commonwealth Initial HSR, 5 days

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Commonwealth HSR Refresher, 1 day

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Certificate IV in WHS

In class & distance options

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VIC Safety in Construction 2014

Melbourne 3-4 June. Essential for those engaged in construction projects within the building and resource industry. Read more »

National Manufacturing Week

Sydney 13-16 May 2014. Strengthening Australian manufacturing through technology, innovation and education. Read more »

Plumbers safety guidelines 2014

NEW safety guideline released in collaboration with Master Plumbers Australia. Read more »

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