NSCA Foundation

Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 477

17 August, 2017 by

Do you have a plan in place for a potential threat associated with terrorism? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 476

02 August, 2017 by

Are you exposed to noises over 85 dB in your workplace? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Lack of routine maintenance proves deadly for recycler

02 August, 2017 by

A waste recycling worker died after being hit in the head by scrap metal. The business has been fined $200,000 in the Richlands Magistrates Court.


What were they thinking? The emotional brain in safety

02 August, 2017 by Nada Wentzel, Global Solutions Director, The Jonah Group | Supplied by: The Jonah Group

Following an incident, you'll often hear people say, "What were they thinking?" This comment implies that the individual was consciously thinking and making logical choices. Based on neuroscience, we know that the majority of behaviour is driven by the emotional brain and not the logical brain. For this reason, we need to understand the brain and how it works.


Company convicted for exposing workers to asbestos

31 July, 2017 by

Failure to handle and safely dispose of asbestos has led to the fine and conviction of a Brisbane roofing company.


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 475

20 July, 2017 by

Does your workplace have a specific injury prevention program for workers aged over 45? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Building a resilient ageing workforce

19 July, 2017 by Terry Wong, General Manager, Move 4 Life | Supplied by: Move 4 Life Pty Limited

We are living longer, we are working longer and the risk of injury increases as we age. Unfortunately the challenges associated with an ageing workforce aren't going away, and are actually expected to intensify as the years go on.


Upcoming Greencap complimentary breakfast seminars

19 July, 2017 by

This article contains a calendar of upcoming Greencap breakfast seminars.


Prioritising Safety in the HVAC & R Industry

10 July, 2017 by

Workers in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry are exposed to a number of risks on a daily basis.


Latest Quick Poll Response from Safe-T-Bulletin 474

05 July, 2017 by

Are you aware of your workplace's fire evacuation plan? See the results from the latest Safe-T-Bulletin poll here.


Preventing Hazards in the Veterinary Industry

30 June, 2017 by

Veterinarians are subject to a unique range of workplace hazards on a daily basis, making it essential to keep health and safety top of mind.


Powerline incident put lives at risk

29 June, 2017 by

A house-demolition excavator collided with live overhead powerlines in an incident on Phillip Island, Victoria, in February 2015. The demolition company has now been charged $25,000 by the court for failing to follow safe procedures, which could have put lives at risk.


Greencap Complimentary Breakfast Seminars

29 June, 2017 by

This article contains a calendar of upcoming Greencap breakfast seminars.


A sporting chance for safety

27 June, 2017 by Dannielle Furness

Hosting the Commonwealth Games is more than a precise exercise in logistics, it also poses unique workplace health and safety challenges.


Performing your WHS obligations like a well-oiled machine

22 June, 2017 by Partner Carlie Holt, Senior Associate Susan Withycombe-Taperell and Lawyer Layla Langridge | Supplied by: Sparke Helmore Lawyers

In this article, we provide a straightforward guide to your obligations and best practice for ensuring workplace safety around machinery, to minimise the risk of serious harm in the workplace.


More NSCA Foundation categories

// NSCA // Safety

  • All content Copyright © 2017 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd