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The National Safety Awards of Excellence Gala Luncheon will be held on 11 October 2018 at Doltone House, Hyde Park, Sydney. This year, the Keynote Speaker is Professor Niki Ellis. As an occupational and public health physician, Niki has explored the relationship between physical and mental health conditions as well as the boundary between safety and wellness for over three decades.

The NSCA Foundation cordially invites you to join us in celebrating all the hard work that teams and individuals contribute towards the health and safety of their colleagues and employees. Registrations for the luncheon close on Thursday 27 September, unless sold out prior.

Tragic day for workplace safety in Vic

A horrific crane incident in Victoria has claimed the life of one man and injured two, while in another Victorian incident on the same day a woman has died. ...more

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NSCA Foundation Events

87% of sites storing dangerous goods incorrectly

A safety blitz on the storage of dangerous goods in Melbourne has found that 68 out of 78 sites contravened safe handling requirements. ...more

Improving mental health on construction sites

A new mental health partnership has been forged between the Black Dog Institute and Target Tradies. ...more

Fall from 12-metre height leads to worker death

A Queensland worker has been killed in a fall from an air-conditioning duct onto a concrete floor. ...more

Quarry tip wall collapse kills worker, charges laid

Charges have been laid against a Gippsland quarry operator, following the death of a contractor. ...more

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Industry Guide

New Guide Published for Australian and New Zealand Forestry Sectors
Forestry Sector Guide to Workplace Safety AU/NZ 2018/19 — Released. Find out more here.


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