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Issue 399 - 19 June 2014


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Celebrate your safety achievements! There’s only one month to go before entries close for the National Safety Awards of Excellence. So enter today and celebrate your safety achievements as an Australian safety leader at work, in your industry and your business community. Don’t miss out! Find out more at - it’s free, and easy to enter.


Bosses way off the mark

Many bosses think they are doing enough to create mentally healthy workplaces, but employees beg to differ, according to new research. Read more »

First director charged under new WHS laws

An ACT company director has become the first officer of a corporation charged under the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws. Read more »

NSW laws dig deeper

A number of proposed changes to New South Wales mining laws are open for public comment. Read more »

Dangerous goods rules updated

The National Transport Commission (NTC) released the latest edition of the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods this week. Read more »

Log crushes timber worker

A New Zealand Forestry company has been prosecuted after a log weighing more than a tonne slid down a hillside and hit a worker. Read more »

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Places filling fast in Sydney!

New PwC report says for every $1 workplaces invest in effective mental health strategies they will receive a return of $2.30. Come along to the NSCA Sydney Breakfast Forum and find out more about managing mental health risks at work. Read more »

Coming soon to Adelaide

Find out what you and your business need to know about managing contractors, with unique access to contractor management, legal and government professionals in an open forum. Read more »

Success in Melbourne

With mental health now the third biggest health problem in Australia, over a hundred guests braved a cold Melbourne morning to attend the NSCA Breakfast Forum on managing mental health in the workplace. Read more »


Certificate IV in WHS

Get qualified with Australia’s most respected WHS provider. Read more »

Make the most of your training budget before the EOFY with face to face interactive courses starting in June

Brisbane: 30 June to 4 July
Gladstone: 30 June to 4 July
Surry Hills: 23 to 27 June
Newcastle: 23 to 27 June

Read here for more information contact NSCA Learning and Development on 1800 816 459.


Workplace Injury & Claims Management Conference

Melbourne 18-20 August: Holistic strategies to tame your organisation’s premiums and compensation costs. Read more »

4th Annual Safety Psychology Conference 2014

Sydney 21-22 October: Tools and strategies to cultivate sustainable cultural, attitudinal and behavioural change. Read more »

Workplace Safety for Vet Clinics

2014 safe work recommendations for veterinary clinics, endorsed by the Australian Veterinary Association. Read more »

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