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The 26th National Safety Awards of Excellence celebrates over 160 organisations and individuals who have been nominated in what has turned out to be a record number for these prestigious awards. Thank you to those who spent time nominating their safety heroes. Finalists will be announced early September with all finalists recognised and winners announced at the National Safety Awards Gala Luncheon on 11 October. A limited number of tickets for the luncheon are now available. We wish each nominee the best of luck! The winners of the NSCA Diploma in Work Health and Safety Scholarships will be announced at the Gala Luncheon as well.

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NSCA Foundation Events

Worker killed on tunnel construction project

Head injuries have killed a man in his 50s who was working at the West Gate Tunnel Project's Footscray Road site. ...more

Unlicensed asbestos removalist sparks warnings

There have been reports of an unlicensed asbestos removalist operating in the Newcastle and Hunter region. ...more

Improving return to work outcomes

10% of workers compensation claims drag on for a year or more... decreasing the odds that the injured employee will ever return to work. ...more

Exposure levels to airborne contaminants under review

Safe Work Australia is conducting a review of the regulatory framework for workplace exposure standards for airborne contaminants. ...more

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Membership Update

Over 80 members attended the Brisbane Member Connect which featured three safety experts who shared insightful perspectives. The audio recordings are available for members through the member portal. Please contact our Membership Team at or 02 8879 8289 if you require your password. Download the NSCA Foundation membership brochure here.

FSA/NSCA Safety Training

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Industry Guide

Digging Deep into Work Place Safety
VIC & WA Construction Site Safety Guide 2018/19 – Released. Find out more here.

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SAFETYconnect 2018

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