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Issue 397 - 22 May 2014


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3FOR2 offer on NSCA public training courses* Enrol two people from the same company and bring a third person for FREE! Take advantage of this exclusive offer to cover the last of your budget for the financial year and gain valuable work health and safety knowledge and skills from Australia’s most respected WHS/OHS provider. *T&Cs apply Read more »


Safety survives budget for now

Federal safety bodies and the commonwealth workers compensation scheme have been spared the axe in the Federal Budget. Read more »

You want ROI, read this

For every $1 workplaces invest in effective mental health strategies they will receive a return of $2.30, according to a new PwC report. Read more »

Six million people die from this each year

Tobacco kills half its users, says the World Health Organization in the lead-up to World No Tobacco Day on 31 May. Read more »

The road to ruin

Thirty per cent of workers’ deaths over the past decade have been due to truck-related incidents, says the latest Safe Work Australia report. Read more »

Qld removes legal requirements

A number of changes to the Queensland work health and safety (WHS) regulations started last week. Read more »

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Sydney Breakfast Forum

Wed 23 July: Understanding and managing mental health risks at work. Come along and get your questions answered by a panel of experts, including a principal psychologist, legal specialist, government professional and WHS expert in an open forum. Register now »

Congratulations NSCA winner!

Congratulations to Justine Turner at Donaldson Filtration Solutions who won a free NSCA individual membership worth $199! Justine entered the Safety Hero photo draw at the NSCA stand at the recent National Manufacturing Week conference in Sydney. Join today »


Investing in effective mental health strategies provides visible return on investment, says PWC report. NSCA is proud to partner with CommuniCorp – specialists in workplace psychological services – to provide essential mental health workshops.

Workplace Mental Health - Foundations of Early Intervention


Developing Psychologically Safe & Healthy Workplaces



Fatigue Risk Management

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

VIC Safety in Construction 2014

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

Prosafe 2014

Melbourne 16-17 June. Challenge conventional wisdom, push new boundaries and implement best practices. Read more »

Safety for Construction Workers

Current guidelines for workers to work safe on VIC construction sites. Read more »

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