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SAFE-T-BULLETIN
Issue 416 - 26 February 2015

 
 

Dear Subscriber,

New for members! NSCA Foundation announces exclusive member discounts to advertise in the National Safety magazine, Australia’s leading WHS publication. Corporate members are eligible for up to 10% discount and Platinum Partners receive up to 35% discount on advertising rates.

With over 6,500 copies distributed per edition, including to all Qantas and Virgin Lounges across Australia, advertising in the National Safety magazine offers an excellent pathway to reach key decision makers in business and the work health and safety industry. Advertising is also available in the fortnightly Safe-T-Bulletin with 20,000+ subscribers. Read more »

 
Industry
News
 

Boss sentenced to home detention

A New Zealand company director has been sentenced to home detention after sheep and dogs were electrocuted and people were put at risk from live electrical wires. Read more »

New on-the-spot fines

Any individual or business in NSW that appoints an unlicensed asbestos removalist will now face an on-the-spot fine. Read more »

No ambulance for severely burnt worker

Hungry Jack’s has been fined $90,000 after one of its South Australian employees was severely burned and it failed to call an ambulance. Read more »

Workers face multiple hazards

In a new Safe Work Australia study, 62 per cent of workers reported being exposed to multiple types of hazards. Read more »

No margin for error

A large proportion of workers and employers may report following safety procedures at work, but it’s the 2 to 20 per cent who don’t that can cause havoc. Read more »

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If Australia was to consider harmonising Worker’s Compensation legislation under a federal scheme, would pollsters also consider adopting something similar to New Zealand’s system with consistent benefits across the country, partially funded through tax levies on employers and workers alike? Vote today, results will be posted in the next Safe-T-Bulletin.

 
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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
Announcements
 

National Safety Awards of Excellence

Now in its 23rd year, Australia’s premier national safety awards open for nominations in April 2015. For more information, read more »

National Safety Conference 2015

Sponsorship and exhibitor space is now available. Download a sponsorship pack »

Latest Quick Poll Response

Should Australia not just harmonise Workers Compensation legislation, but move to a national scheme managed at a federal level? Read more »

 

Successful Brisbane launch of 2015 Breakfast Forums

150+ delegates attended the Melbourne Breakfast Forum to discuss their challenges managing mental health at work with the expert panel of speakers. Read more »

Sydney Member Connect

4 March: Hosted by Qantas, free for NSCA Foundation members. Places filling fast, register today »

Contractor Management in Melbourne

11 March: 2 weeks to go! Panel style Breakfast forum offers unique access to discuss your contractor management challenges with a panel of experts. Free for members. Register today »

Training Highlights
 

Summer Sale extended to end of March 2015!

Certificate IV or Diploma of WHS from $1,160

Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety BSB41412

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

Public Venue and Event Safety and Risk

Melbourne 2-3 March Ensure operational continuity and sustainability through risk management planning. Read more »

Dangerous Goods Operations and Safety 2015

Brisbane 12-13 March Real life case studies, panel discussion and roundtable discussions with key experts. Read more »

Flushing hazards down the drain

Workplace safety for the plumbing industry, in affiliation with Master Plumbers Australia. Read more »

     
 
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