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SAFE-T-BULLETIN
Issue 408 - 23 October 2014

 
 
 

Dear Subscriber,

NSCA Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 National Safety Awards of Excellence. NSCA Foundation received a record number of exceptionally competitive nominations this year and the winners, and all the finalists, should be applauded for their outstanding dedication to safe workers and safe business. To find out more about Australia’s safety heroes read more »

 
Industry
News

Transport company wins top honours

Transdev Australasia has won the pinnacle award at the 2014 NSCA/GIO National Safety Awards of Excellence. Read more »

WorkCover NSW apologies for bullying

NSW Safety, Return to Work and Support, of which WorkCover NSW is a division, has apologised for the disturbing way it treated Wayne Butler and other staff members. Read more »

19 more workers die

Nineteen more work-related fatalities have been reported to Safe Work Australia. Read more »

Mental health arena disputed

Some submissions to an inquiry into the mental health effects of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work highlight differing views on the relevance of safety laws in managing mental health. Read more »

Ebola investigation underway in Dallas

The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is investigating the use of personal protective equipment and other factors in the wake of the Ebola crisis in Dallas, Texas. Read more »

National Safety corrects the record

Here is a correction to the latest story on the certification of OHS professionals now appearing in the September–October National Safety magazine. Read more »

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NSCA Foundation
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National Safety Month

NSCA Foundation encourages all Australian businesses to get involved in National Safety Month activities. Contact your Safety Regulator or Safe Work Australia for information or ideas today.

Latest Quick Poll Response

Does your workplace adequately manage bullying? To find out how safety professionals polled read more »

 

Manage Mental Health at Work

Canberra ACT: 26 November. What is a psychologically healthy workplace? Get your questions answered from our panel of experts and gain essential knowledge and tools at the following workshop to assist in managing mental health at work. Register today »

A Risk Management Approach
to WHS Law

Hobart TAS: 3 December. Does complying with the new WHS legislation in Tasmania look overwhelming and complicated? Watch this space! More information coming soon about the NEW Hobart breakfast forum and workshop with practical solutions from our panel of experts. Register your interest today »

 
Training Highlights
 

Initial Health & Safety Representatives
5 days (State approved)

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Commonwealth

Auditor Training, Lead an OHS/WHS
System Audit, 5 days

VIC | ACT | NSW 

Diploma of Work Health & Safety BSB51312

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Total Workforce Optimisation

Melbourne: 6-7 November. Optimise your workforce to embrace customer demands with process maturity, technology, leadership and behavioural improvement. Read more »

Beyond Zero Harm: Human Factor Safety

Melbourne: 27-28 November. Innovative strategies to reduce injuries and invest in people to drive better safety performance. Read more »

Safety in the Metal Manufacturing Industry

Key measures and safety precautions built for the Metal Manufacturing Industry. Read more »

     
 
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