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NSCA Foundation and Kineo are delighted to announce a new e-learning partnership, furthering the reputation of Kineo in workplace learning and increasing the reach of Australia’s leading safety community. The new partnership sees NSCA Foundation endorsing the suite of e-learning courses focusing on WHS, as the industry embraces more personalised and online learning. The NSCA Foundation is pleased that Kineo supports the workplace safety industry by providing high-quality learning content in ways that are adaptable and customisable to business needs. Kineo has also joined the exclusive group of NSCA Foundation Platinum Partners and is a major sponsor of SAFETYconnect 2018, which incorporates the National Safety Conference, in Brisbane, 29–30 August.

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NSCA Foundation Events

Unsafe builder and scaffolder fined at same job site

Convictions and fines totalling $62,000 have been handed to two Melbourne companies for unsafe scaffolding and construction practices on the same site. ...more

Cost of workplace sun exposure revealed

Using a range of secondary sources, including official government records and health surveys, researchers have revealed the true economic burden of skin cancer. ...more

Extreme weather reporting app wins safety hackathon

An app concept that improves public reports about safety concerns such as landslides and fallen trees has won the Motorola Solutions Public Safety Hackathon. ...more

Two companies convicted over powerline incident

A plumbing company and a scaffolding company both received convictions after an apprentice was seriously burnt while guttering. ...more

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FSA/NSCA Safety Training

Fire & Safety Australia and NSCA are offering 15% off ALL public and distance education courses booked and paid for online before 30 June 2018. To redeem this fantastic EOFY offer, apply the coupon code EOFY15P upon course registration. Visit For more information, contact or 02 8879 8289.

Industry Guide

Plumbers Drained by Workplace Hazards
Plumbing Industry Guide to Safety 2018/19 – Released. Find out more here.

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SAFETYconnect 2018

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