OHS diplomas

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Intertek SAI Global

SAI Global’s Advanced Diploma in OHS offers industry professionals the opportunity to extend their knowledge and formal qualifications in line with the latest in OHS theory and practice.

Safety plan assessor training

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: IFAP

The WorkSafe Plan assessor course is a three-day training program accredited by WorkSafe WA for WorkSafe Plan Assessor certification.

Manual training DVD

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Channel 1 Creative Media

The ‘Manual Handling’ training DVD takes viewers through a range of tips, procedures and preventions for improving the safety of manual handling tasks performed in the workplace.

Height safety training course

11 October, 2008 | Supplied by: Protector Alsafe

The ‘Work Safely at Height’ training course is designed for persons who could be required to undertake routine procedures involving working at height. The course is designed to expose persons who work at height to a broad range of height risk situations and to correctly implement a safe working procedure.

WorkSafe Victoria's latest operational results

08 October, 2008

WorkSafe Victoria's 2007/08 operational results showed the state had fewer than 30,000 workplace injury claims this year — a feat it has achieved only twice before in recorded history.

New Queensland OHS regulations

22 September, 2008

The Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 1997 has been repealed and replaced by the Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 2008, removing the rural industry exemption over the next two years and changing the numbering.

TransGrid annual safety day

22 September, 2008

Over 100 people from 21 teams across NSW attended TransGrid’s Annual Safety Day, competing in events covering emergency response and risk assessment disciplines, as well as displays of TransGrid’s own safety equipment and initiatives.

A virtual boost for workplace safety

12 September, 2008

The University of Queensland (UQ) has teamed up with the construction and resources industries to develop a world-first construction and mining simulator training program in Brisbane.

Safe Work Australia

08 September, 2008

Legislation to establish Safe Work Australia, the replacement body for the Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC), was introduced into parliament at the end of last week.

Updates from the Workplace Relations Ministers' Council

28 August, 2008

The Workplace Relations Ministers' Council (WRMC) met in Sydney recently to discuss progress in the Workplace Relations Bill, OHS harmonisation, Comcare, removal of the ASCC, industry awards and the 457 Visa Inquiry.

2008 compressed air catalogue

18 August, 2008

Exair’s 25th Anniversary Catalogue 22 is a full-colour technical guide offering solutions to common industrial cooling, drying, conveying, blowoff, cleaning and static electricity problems.

Guide for best practice in safety leadership

10 July, 2008

The CRC for Construction Innovation has produced a guide to improve safety on construction sites by providing a consistent, national approach to safety leadership in large and small organisations.

WorkSafe injury insurance guides

04 July, 2008

WorkSafe Victoria has issued two new guides on injury insurance that came into effect 1 July 2008, titled ‘Your WorkSafe Injury Insurance 2008/09 — a guide for small employers’ and ‘Your WorkSafe Injury Insurance 2008/09 — a guide for medium to large employers’.

Safe Work Award nominations now open

30 June, 2008

Industrial Relations Minister Michael Wright has opened nominations for South Australia’s Safe Work Awards to recognise outstanding achievements in OHS.

Revamping burning cost premiums

23 June, 2008

WorkCover NSW is asking for feedback on the introduction of a more responsive burning cost premium model that offers large employers a basic tariff premium of more than $1 million.

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