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Issue 414 - 29 January 2015


Dear Subscriber,

The NSCA is now in its 88th year! Formed in 1927 by a community of organisations concerned with road, sea and industrial safety the National Safety Council of Australia and NSCA Foundation have evolved to become Australia’s leading provider in all things work health and safety – supporting members and helping your business with solutions to your training, consulting and auditing needs.
Keeping Australian workers safe for 88 years.


Australia Day honours bestowed on safety advocates

A number of people have been recognised on Australia Day for their health and safety work. Read more »

Impact of IR on WHS investigated

The impact of workplace relations laws on bullying and other safety-related issues will be investigated by the Productivity Commission. Read more »

Qld Labor will reverse safety laws

Queensland Labor will reinstate safety laws removed by the Newman government if it wins the state election this weekend. Read more »

Burnt and cut up

Two serious workplace incidents are being investigated by SafeWork SA. Read more »

Good versus best

‘Good practice’, not ‘best practice’, is now being used to describe major work health and safety (WHS) guidance publications in New Zealand. Read more »

Vote today and
have your say!

With the exception of Victoria, states and territories have or are in the process of adopting a version of the harmonised WHS legislation – is it time to consider harmonising Workers’ Compensation legislation too? Vote today, results will be posted in the next Safe-T-Bulletin.


Member Offer: Career Watch

NSCA Foundation Member offer available now for free advertising of WHS/OHS position vacancies in the Career Watch section of the Safe-T-Bulletin. Read more »

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NSCA Foundation

Following on from the Brisbane breakfast forum event, NSCA Foundation is proud to announce:

Safety Professionals Workshop: Managing mental health at work

Brisbane Wed 25 Feb: Places selling fast!
Essential 3.5 hour workshop for safety and HR professionals focused on managing mental health at work. Rare opportunity to engage directly with the facilitating Principal Psychologist, with a wealth of experience and credentials specialising in managing the risks of mental health issues at work. Read more »

Breakfast Forum: Managing mental health at work

Brisbane Wed 25 Feb: Get solutions to the challenges of managing mental health at work at this panel style event, with unique access to a principal psychologist, legal specialist, government professional and WHS expert. Free for NSCA Foundation members: Read more »

Latest Quick Poll Response

In the wake of the recent tragedies in both Sydney and Paris, does your organisation intend to review security and emergency plans? Read more »


Sydney Member Connect

Wed 4 Mar: NSCA Foundation extends a free invitation to members to engage with subject matter experts and network with like-minded WHS/OHS and business professionals across a range of industries. Read more »

Training Highlights

Summer Special – Enrol Today

Certificate IV or Diploma of WHS from $1,160! Train with Australia’s most respected WHS provider. Read More »

Auditor Training

Lead an OHS/WHS System Audit »
5 day course

OHS/WHS Internal Auditing Skills »
3 day course

NSCA Foundation members get up to 15% discount on NSCA training. Read More »

Safety on Construction Sites

Managing risks in masonry and concrete cutting and drilling, in collaboration with Master Builders Association WA. Read more »

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