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Health and safety representative (HSR) training approved

17 June, 2013

Best Practice Certification has announced for the second year running that it has been approved to provide Health and Safety Representative (HSR) training, following last year’s OH&S harmonisation.

Brightest Spark competition tackles electrical safety incidents

06 June, 2013

Master Electricians Australia has launched a competition to encourage electrical safety in response to a spate of severe electrical safety incidents in NSW.

Pilz/TÜV NORD Certified Machinery Safety Expert training course

08 May, 2013

A collaboration between two international leaders in their respective fields, Pilz and TÜV NORD, the Certified Machinery Safety Expert training (CMSE) course is targeted at professionals who require a thorough understanding of the safety life cycle and who actively lead, coordinate and review the more complex and demanding activities in machinery safety.

Tragedy leads to a career in safety

29 April, 2013

The death of a friend, coupled with a strong interest in science, has led a UQ student to the specialised study of occupational health and safety science to create safer workplaces.

Underground mine safety training gallery

26 April, 2013

SkillsTech Australia has officially opened the Lennon Underground Mine Safety Training Gallery at its Eagle Farm Training Centre in South East Queensland. The gallery will provide safety training for mineworkers by simulating the underground working environment.

Getting young workers involved with their own health and safety

16 April, 2013

South Australia’s Youth Work Health and Safety Strategy project, led by CQUniversity researchers, will incorporate social media, integrate with the education system and employers and, most importantly, empower young workers to be resilient rather than vulnerable.

Taxi drivers to receive lifesaving first aid skills

16 April, 2013

An online Introduction to First Aid (IFA) awareness course which has been launched by St John Ambulance Victoria will equip more than 11,000 existing Melbourne cab drivers with basic first aid skills.

Matrixx SafeWorks Digital Pen and Tablet HSE Management software

26 March, 2013

The Matrixx SafeWorks Digital Pen and Tablet HSE Management software is a cloud-based software solution that is designed to give safety managers and their staff the tools to complete, manage and store safety forms from anywhere in the world.

La Trobe University gains OHS accreditation

11 February, 2013

La Trobe becomes the second university in Australia to meet the exacting standards for accreditation set by the Australian Occupational Health and Safety Education Accreditation Board.

Machine Safety by Design safety of machinery workshops

31 January, 2013

AS 4024.1-2006 Safety of Machinery workshop participants will learn essential legal obligations and to apply the critical requirements of the standard for legal compliance together with enhanced productivity.

Diploma of Environmental Management

25 January, 2013

The Diploma of Environmental Management (32986QLD) gives environmental officers the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to manage environmental responsibilities.

Training module upgrade for risk management software

24 January, 2013

The training module of the web-based Sherm Software system has been upgraded. Designed to support Australian businesses with safety, health, environment and risk management, Sherm has a variety of modules that streamline the administration, implementation and monitoring of a SHE Risk Management system.

Risk management program improves safety on mine sites

10 December, 2012

UQ researchers are developing an online database that provides a body of knowledge on managing mine site risks.

Mentor program to improve safety

16 October, 2012

Large and small businesses from throughout Sydney and the Illawarra have come together to improve safety and productivity as part of the WorkCover Mentor Program.

Fair Work educational visits for CBD employers

09 October, 2012

The Fair Work Ombudsman will make educational visits to Sydney CBD businesses.

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