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A very happy new year to our subscribers. With another heatwave forecast this week, a reminder to those working outdoors to suitably manage heat risk. Safe Work Australia recently released a new guidance to working in heat. Whether you’re new to safety, like to keep updated or manage a team, don’t forget to browse our national event listings and check out the new NSCA training calendar. For members who haven’t yet received the 2018 member logos or discounts codes, please contact

8 skills for leaders in 2018

As we enter 2018, our world is more competitive, connected, complex and demanding. Let's face it, being a leader today is a challenge. ...more

Company fined over foot crushing and amputation

The crushing and amputation of a worker's foot has led to a fine being issued to a silo manufacturing company in Rochester. ...more

SAFETYconnect 2018
Initial speakers announced, call for papers and registrations open for Australia’s premier WHS conference and expo.
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NSCA Foundation Events

Brisbane Breakfast Forum & Masterclass — Incident Investigation
21 February
Melbourne Workshop — Leading Safety, Differently
27 February (registrations opening soon)
Melbourne Breakfast Forum & Masterclass — Contractor Management
7 March (registrations opening soon)

Workplace fall leads to fractured skull and company fine

A building company on the Gold Coast has been fined $65,000 after a worker fell and fractured his skull. ...more


Fatigued workers urged to prioritise their safety

Tired workers are reminded to take care and prioritise their safety, as people begin to return to work after the Christmas break. ...more


Employers not doing enough about sun safety, report shows

More than two million employees who work outdoors are still not receiving any sun protection from their employers. ...more


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Membership Update

Whether it’s the use of the WHS helpdesk, National Safety magazine, discounted training or free events, the NSCA Foundation exists to help members enhance their workplace safety in various ways. For membership details download our brochure or contact our Membership Team on 02 8879 8289 or

Workplace Safety Training

The 20% discount for all enrolments in the NSCA Cert IV WHS and the Diploma WHS distance education programs will expire 31 January 2018. Regular member discounts will continue to apply with both NSCA and Fire & Safety Australia training. If members haven’t received the discount code please contact us.

Industry Guide

Everyday Learning with Children
National Guide to Early Childhood Education 2017/18 – Released
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