NSCA Foundation

Safe bunkering standard developed

15 February, 2017

A new ISO standard has been introduced for the safe bunkering of LNG-fuelled ships.

Conference speakers announced for SAFETYconnect 2017

14 February, 2017

The first conference speakers have now been announced for the exciting new health and safety event SAFETYconnect 2017, which is being held in August in Sydney.

Sydney Member Connect — Wednesday 22 March 2017

14 February, 2017

Registrations are now open and places are filling fast. Member Connect events are exclusive opportunities for members to come together and network. Register now to join your community of safety professionals in a collaborative environment.

Construction site inspections aim to increase safety awareness

14 February, 2017

Safety and building compliance will be targeted by building regulators during visits to Geelong and Surf Coast.

The risks of workplace falls

10 February, 2017

There are 21 workplace falls every day in Australia, according to new research.

Guarding Against Hazards — Metal Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety 2017 – Released

06 February, 2017

Safe Work Australia has reported on some of the most common hazards faced in metal manufacturing factories or workshops and these include falling from heights, being run over by a forklift, having something fall on workers (for example from cranes or hoists), electrocution, and hands or body parts being caught in machinery. In order to increase safety awareness and compliance within this industry and address some of the most common hazards faced by workers on a daily basis, Pro-Visual Publishing, in partnership with Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), has recently released the latest edition of the Metal Manufacturing Industry Guide to Safety, this year with interactive Augmented Reality (AR) capabilities.

Latest Quick Poll Response

02 February, 2017

Do you use PPE when working in hot weather conditions both indoors and outdoors? See the results of this poll from the NSCA Foundation.

How working at height can help you earn more

01 February, 2017 by NSCA Foundation

Many industries in Australia need tradies with the necessary skills to work at heights. Whether you're a builder, electrician, fabricator or welder, working-at-height training can help open new doors and lead to higher paying jobs.

Melbourne Breakfast Forum & Masterclass | Incident Investigation

01 February, 2017

Registrations are now open for the Melbourne Breakfast Forum & Masterclass on Incident Investigation being held on Wednesday, 15 March 2017.

Update to event calendar

01 February, 2017

The Adelaide Member Connect has been moved to Thursday, 11 May.

Career Watch — free advertising

01 February, 2017

Are you an NSCA Foundation Member with a vacant position at your company? Why not utilise NSCA Foundation's free advertising opportunities for its members on the NSCA Foundation website in the Career Watch section of the Member Lounge and fortnightly in the Safe-T-Bulletin.

Leadership, and 'Human at Fault' thinking

01 February, 2017 by Goran Prvulovic, MOccHlth&Saf*

Not too many people will dispute that human behaviour and, in particular, human actions are commonly implicated in accident causation. The key word here is — implicated.

Brisbane Breakfast Forum & Masterclass | Contractor Management your Due Diligence

01 February, 2017

Registration for the Brisbane Breakfast Forum & Masterclass — Contractor Management are open and places are filling fast.

Office ergonomics: tips to help reduce injury in the office

01 February, 2017

Office ergonomics can help you be more comfortable at work, lower stress and reduce injuries caused by awkward positions and repetitive tasks. WorkCover Queensland provides some tips.

Qantas safety video designed to maximise audience engagement

01 February, 2017

A new in-flight safety video by Qantas is designed to be engaging as well as informative while showcasing some of Australia's best landscapes and landmarks.

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