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SAFE-T-BULLETIN
Issue 411 - 4 December 2014

 
 

Dear Subscriber,

NSCA Foundation is Australia’s leading safety community; an independent, member based, non-profit organisation focused on improving workplace health and safety throughout Australia.

With a legacy spanning 87 years supporting members, NSCA Foundation continues to inspire, educate and engage members with exclusive member resources, interactive events, member discounts for NSCA training and consulting services, the latest industry news and updates, subscription to Australia’s leading National Safety magazine and the prestigious annual NSCA Foundation National Safety Awards of Excellence celebrating safety innovation and leadership.

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Industry
News

Compo changes move to the Senate

Changes to Comcare’s workers compensation and self-insurance eligibility laws have passed the House of Representatives and are now in the Senate. Read more »

How smart are you?

Smarter work design, better work cultures and building individual resilience are the top three ways to create a mentally healthy workplace. Read more »

Mr Fluffy under further scrutiny

The NSW Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities (HACA) has been testing homes and commissioning an independent investigation in an effort to uncover the extent of the Mr Fluffy loose-fill asbestos risks in NSW. Read more »

Grocon fined $250,000

A Grocon subsidiary has been fined $250,000 following a wall collapse in March 2013 that killed three bystanders. Read more »

Crushed to death

A New Zealand farmer has been ordered to pay $152,000 after a farm worker was crushed to death. Read more »

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A year ago we asked pollsters if they thought the potential risks of the traditional workplace Christmas party had begun to outweigh the benefits. Vote today and find out in the next Safe-T-Bulletin how the response compares from then to now.

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Health, Safety and Environment Manager (NSW)

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NSCA Foundation
Announcements
 

Successful Canberra Breakfast Forum!

Held in Canberra on 26 November, the NSCA Foundation Breakfast Forum, guests were able to network with like businesses and discuss the challenges of Managing Mental Health in the Workplace with the panel of experts. Read more »

Latest Quick Poll Response

Do injuries, incidents and near misses increase at your workplace in the month leading up to Christmas? To find out how safety professionals polled Read more »

 

Member Alert!

NSCA Foundation Annual General Meeting: Sydney, Friday 12 December 2014.
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2015 National Events Calendar

Plan your 2015 events with NSCA Foundation – members rates available! Read more »

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Wine Producers Industry Safety

Practical safety information produced in association with the Wine Federation of Australia and Wine Grape Growers Australia. Read more »

     
 
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