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Wormald confined space entry training

08 December, 2010 by

As a registered training organisation, Wormald offers a two-day confined space entry training course that equips authorised employees with the knowledge and skills to safely enter and operate in confined spaces, avoiding exposure to hazardous substances, flammable or explosive conditions and addressing other safety or health issues.

Creating a new standard of training consistency

29 October, 2010 by Emmett McGregor, Training and Consulting Manager, Capital Safety Group

Training is a critical factor in ensuring that workers are able to carry out their activities effectively and safely. So, it stands to reason that a question that every purchaser or consumer of training should ask themselves is: “How do I know that I am getting the best training possible?”

Building safety - it’s everyone’s business

29 October, 2010 by Jeff Willing*

I was honoured to be appointed as the new Federal Safety Commissioner in July this year, and I look forward to working closely with stakeholders in the building and construction industry to improve its OHS performance.

BSI Management Systems product certification training sessions

29 September, 2010 by

The BSI Group will run Product Certification Training ‘taster’ sessions for visitors to The Safety Show from 11 am and 3 pm each day.

C&B Safe Choices safety training package

29 September, 2010 by

The Choices safety training package allows employees to see the real results of a serious workplace injury. After suffering a workplace injury, James Wood shares his message for workers to take responsibility for the safety of themselves and their workmates and, during The Safety Show, he will be presenting the package to visitors.

Australia’s first free-fall life boat training facility

03 September, 2010

IFAP has announced the establishment of Australia’s first free-fall life boat training facility in Fremantle to assist in offshore clients fulfilling their regulatory safety training requirements.

Free training course for leading hands

12 August, 2010

WorkSafe Victoria is offering free training to leading hands in construction companies to drive injury rates down.

Prosecution highlights safety language barrier

31 May, 2010

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a warning to companies who employ workers with limited English to take extra measures to ensure workers are trained and able to do their job safely.

Hydramet chlorine safety courses

20 May, 2010 by

Hydramet courses for chlorine safety awareness (3 h) and chlorine operator training (8 h) can be tailored to suit a user’s training requirements and can be held on the user’s premises.

BullEx Pressure Vessel Prop firefighting training tool

12 May, 2010

The BullEx Pressure Vessel Prop is a heavy-duty advanced firefighting training tool with intense flames, real heat and smart controls. The pressure vessel can be used to create multiple scenarios that challenge firefighters to use the correct strategies, including handling dangerous goods, gas leaks, chemical spills and flammable liquid fires.

New HSR training guidelines

10 May, 2010

Comcare has recently released new guidelines for the training of health and safety representatives.

Seven steps to maximising safety and profits

19 April, 2010

Safety and profitability can and should coexist in every company, even in industries like mining and construction, where hazards are a daily issue for workers and production schedules are critical to management. For safety and profitability to successfully coexist, it is essential for the people who employ workers in these fields to understand that an outstanding safety record is directly linked to the company’s bottom line.

Vocam Safety-TV online training

18 March, 2010 by

The Vocam Safety-TV incorporates over 25 safety channels and is regularly updated, with selected titles available in French, German, Spanish, Hispanic, Mandarin, Malay and Cantonese. The online safety training and human resources library includes over 600 online training videos and e-learning courses.

Abigroup opens multipurpose construction training facility

09 March, 2010

Mobile heavy machinery simulators that use world-first technology have been deployed in Abigroup’s new $6 million multipurpose construction training facility in the Gold Coast, recently opened by the Queensland Premier, the Honourable Anna Bligh.

Treotham Automation Plant and Equipment Risk Assessment Service

14 January, 2010 by

The Automation Plant and Equipment Risk Assessment Service is a risk assessment and harm minimisation process to ensure plant and equipment is compliant with regulations and safe to operate.

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