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NSCA online training courses

16 July, 2012

Six online training courses are now available through the NSCA website. Online training is a valuable method for continuous education and overall productivity enhancement, ensuring that attendees’ knowledge of work health and safety remains up to date.

Support for Tasmanian forestry workers

09 July, 2012

Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten and Minister for Employment Participation Kate Ellis have announced a $3.9 million investment for Tasmanian forestry workers facing redundancy to help them access employment and training.

No photo, no expiry, no licence for NSW high-risk workers

06 July, 2012

To meet national standards, a number of older high-risk work licences will require conversion and renewal before 31 December 2012. This includes licences issued before 1996, licences issued between 1996 and 2004 without an expiry date, and licences issued with an expiry date but not renewed within 12 months of expiring.

RMIT sets the ball rolling in OHS program accreditation

25 June, 2012

The OHS profession moves into a new era with the first university-level program approved by the new Australian OHS Education Accreditation.

Online training to improve safety of transport workers

14 June, 2012

PaQS (People and Quality Solutions) has launched a new online safety course tailored to the transport sector. The course has evolved from the original, nationally recognised, competency-based course in Advanced Safety Awareness (ASA), has a psychological approach, is available online and has been designed to fit into the transport sector’s safety induction programs.

Upskilling Darwin maritime workers boosts resources sector

13 June, 2012

Maritime workers in Darwin are upgrading their skills while on the job, as a result of the Gillard government’s $700 million National Workforce Development Fund.

Industrial Scientific’s Ventis MX4 multi-gas detector receives ATEX certifications

06 June, 2012

Gas detection service provider Industrial Scientific Corporation’s Ventis MX4 multigas detector has been certified to meet the ATEX standards of EN 60079-0, EN 60079-11 and EN 50303 for M1 mining equipment and intrinsic safety in Zone 0 applications (ATEX Markings - Ex ia IIC T4 Ga and Ex ia I Ma; for equipment group and category II 1G and I M1 and IECEx Markings - Ex ia IIC T4 Ga).

Is your high-risk licence about to expire?

05 June, 2012

The second transition milestone for the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work - adopted in the Northern Territory on 30 June 2010 - is approaching. The Standard has made training, assessment and licensing of high-risk work consistent across Australia, leading to safer workplaces.

ATTAR non-destructive testing (NDT) training courses for conveyor belts

27 March, 2012

At Safety in Action, the ATTAR stand will showcase non-destructive testing (NDT) training courses, including specialised courses such as ultrasonics for conveyor belts.

Tennyson Group Take 5 safety book

21 March, 2012

The Tennyson Group’s Take 5 Safety book allows holders to accurately and promptly report hazards in the workplace and complete a simple risk assessment.

Rail project alliance deploys innovative safety coaching

27 February, 2012

The Kingsgrove to Revesby Quadruplication (K2RQ) Alliance is using a different, more personalised approach to safety training and coaching on its project to expand rail capacity on the East Hills line in Sydney’s south. Working with specialist safety coaching and training organisation PaQS (People & Quality Solutions), K2RQ is focusing on empowering personnel to take personal responsibility for their actions on-site.

Study identifies strategies to address low workforce literacy and numeracy

24 February, 2012

With low levels of literacy and numeracy in the workplace holding back companies and individuals from reaching their potential, a major report by the Australian Industry Group provides more details on the depth of the problem and considers new and more effective strategies to address it.

WorkCover NSW launches road freight industry safety project

21 February, 2012

After being identified as one of the state’s highest risk industries, WorkCover NSW has commenced a project to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses and improve injury management in the road freight transport industry. The project is part of WorkCover’s new flagship work health and safety program, 10/5/5, which involves working with the NSW community to improve safety in the state’s 10 highest risk industries.

Sullair achieves LRQA accreditation for its safety and environmental management systems

10 January, 2012

Sullair achieves LRQA accreditation for its safety and environmental management systems

Veolia's behavioural approach to safety

18 November, 2011

Traditionally, safety training focuses on adhering to processes and procedures. But environmental services company Veolia has taken its safety training a step further.

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