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SAFE-T-BULLETIN
Issue 417 - 12 March 2015

 
 

Dear Subscriber,

Member Connect events are fantastic opportunities offered exclusively to NSCA Foundation members to network and share knowledge with other like-minded safety and business professionals across a diverse range of industry and organisations.

Three safety representatives from different industries are invited to share their experience and perspective on integrating safety as a business priority, and resolving safety challenges in their organisations. Member Connect offers event resources, tips and motivation to continue evolving a better, safer organisation. To register for your local Member Connect, click here »

 
 
Industry
News
 

Comcare exit strategy

A bill has been introduced into federal parliament to stop employers from leaving the Comcare scheme without contributing to the cost of current or future workers compensation liabilities. Read more »

Catastrophic injury scheme on the table

Lifetime care and support options for people who suffer a catastrophic injury from a workplace incident are now on the table. Read more »

16 more people killed

The latest notifiable workplace fatalities report reveals that 16 people were killed at work in November last year. Read more »

PPE not enough

A new study suggests that higher order hazard controls such as elimination and substitution are not being used as much as they should in the manufacturing sector. Read more »

Care service fined following teenager’s death

A residential care service in New Zealand has been prosecuted and fined after a 15-year-old teenager with multiple disabilities drowned in a bath. Read more »

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NSCA Foundation
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National Safety Awards of Excellence

Entry opens April 2015! To register your interest early, email the awards team today »

National Safety Conference 2015

Engage with expert international and domestic speakers, including Tim Jenkins, Executive Manager, Group Safety and Health at Qantas. Find out more »

Latest Quick Poll Response

New Zealand's national Workers' Compensation system is partly resourced through tax levies on both workers & employers. Should employers & workers contribute to workers' comp premiums in Australia? Read more »

 

Successful Melbourne Breakfast Forum

90+ attendees discussed tools and solutions to contractor management challenges at the interactive Melbourne Breakfast Forum and Workshop. Read more »

NSCA Foundation Member Connect

Adelaide 6 May | Canberra 20 May
NSCA Foundation extends a free invitation to members. Engage with local experts and network with WHS and business professionals across a range of industries. Register today »

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Forestry safety for all

Essential information for employees, contractors and forestry managers. Produced in collaboration with the Australian Forest Contractors Association, and Australian Forest Growers. Read more »

     
 
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