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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.

Tackling the skills shortage

24 October, 2011 by Erika Krenmayr, Sullair Australia (formerly Champion Compressors)

Many industries around the country are battling a skills shortage, particularly for tradespeople, and the compressed air sector is no exception. As Australia strives to meet recent infrastructure demands as a result of natural disasters, major project initiatives and the mining resources boom, it is clear that placing a ‘vacancy’ ad in the newspaper is no longer enough.

Training - an essential element of fire-protection planning

24 October, 2011 by By John Lynch, GM Business Support Services, Wormald

Every year many Australian businesses experience a serious fire. The risk of fire in the workplace is a serious concern for businesses. Fire can result in injury, fatality, property loss, significant damages and lengthy downtime. Although it is not always possible to prevent a fire, businesses must be adequately prepared to help to minimise the impact if a fire was to occur.

Survival of the fittest

24 October, 2011

The upcoming harmonisation of national OHS laws has many organisations struggling to see how, or if, budgets can possibly be stretched further to gain compliance. However, doing so need not break the bank. Paying close attention to existing systems and some creative thinking, when it comes to skilling up OHS teams, are the best steps an organisation can take to prepare for this, or any other, new legislative regime.

Savv-e OHS training courses

04 October, 2011

Savv-e’s online OHS compliance training courses are designed for both office and in-field working environments.

SAI Global OHS management systems training

23 September, 2011 by

SAI Global's range of training courses can give an introduction into OHS management systems, as well as the relevant standards and how to incorporate them into an innovative and effective OHS management system.

WorkSafe Victoria's free workshop to help injured people return to work

17 May, 2011

WorkSafe Victoria has organised a free workshop to assist employers helping injured workers return to work.

Federal Safety Commissioner reveals secrets for successful accreditation

17 March, 2011

The Federal Safety Commissioner comments on recent Accreditation Scheme trends.

MSA government-accredited training

07 February, 2011 by

MSA government-accredited training is available for a range of courses with delivery options including classroom and field-based activities.

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