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The NSCA Foundation is pleased to introduce our new Membership Manager Steven Liu. Steven has extensive experience working with members at various associations. His passion is to connect with members, understand their needs and work with the NSCA Foundation team to meet those needs. For any enquiries about NSCA Foundation membership, you can contact Steven at or 02 8879 8286.

The September issue of National Safety magazine is out now and features articles about the chemical standards review, employee mental health and more. If you haven’t received your copy, please contact us at NSCA Foundation members can access the digital version through the member portal.

Silicosis danger prompts ban on dry cutting stone in Qld

Dry cutting of engineered stone has been banned in Queensland, following health and safety concerns about high levels of silica in this product. ...more

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NSCA Foundation Events

Conveyor belt entanglement kills worker at pipeworks

A worker has been killed after he was caught in a conveyor belt at a concrete pipe manufacturing plant at Shepparton. ...more

Forklift collision leads to charges against abattoir

Charges have been laid after a forklift ran into two people at a Warrnambool abattoir in October last year. ...more

Facial hair on pilots not a safety risk, study finds

Facial hair does not impede a proper seal on an oral-nasal face mask, according to a new study by Simon Fraser University. ...more

Arm amputation follows quad bike collision

A quad bike collision with a mechanical pruner has led to the partial amputation of a Queensland worker's arm. ...more

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Membership Update

To better service our members, the NSCA Foundation is migrating to a new membership system. Please update your details at the earliest convenience to ensure we have your correct information. If you require any assistance, contact Steven at or 02 8879 8289. Download information about NSCA Foundation membership here.

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Industry Guide

Oil, Gas and Pipeline Guide to Workplace Safety 2018/19 — Released. Find out more here.


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