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Falls the Focus of Cross Border Construction Program in Mildura

The prevention of falls on construction sites was the recent focus of a joint program by SafeWork NSW and WorkSafe Victoria in Mildura in June. The Cross Border Construction Program involved inspectors jointly visiting local building sites on both sides

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New White Card Course and Assessment Now Live

White Card Online New Course

Our new White Card course has gone live this afternoon. This is a requirement of the regulators WorkSafe QLD and ASQA, and includes some increased requirements for assessments and student Identification. The new course uses Live Video assessments, where trainees

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Employers Urged to Protect Young Workers

WorkSafe Queensland has urged employers to protect young workers who are new to the job. This is a particularly important consideration for employers in high risk industries, of which construction is one. WorkSafe reminds employers to manage risks associated with

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Why Plumbers Need A White Card

So according to Professor Paul Dolan plumbers are the third happiest workers in the world – he documents the “happiest” workers in a new book. While plumbers may be the among the happiest people, there are still risks involved with any

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Construction Education and Training

A question that health and safety training experts suggest employers ask is whether they educate their staff or simply provide training? At first glance they may seem like the same thing but in fact educating workers on safety and simply

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White Card Update: Addressing Bullying From Senior Staff

Employers should understand the importance of addressing bullying in the workplace but we need to recognise that bullying doesn’t always occur horizontally, between employees or colleagues, bullying can also occur from the top down. A recent case which took place

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White Card Update: Latest Fatalities Report Released

The latest Safe Work Australian Notifiable Fatalities Monthly report has been released for December 2013 and according to it, there were 24 work related notifiable fatalities reported during this time. Nineteen male workers as well as 1 female worker were

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How Training can Help Reduce Incidents on a Work Site

Exploring the Importance of White Card and other Safety Training in Construction The construction sector is one of the most high risk not just in Australia but globally and in most countries there is a mandatory safety course that construction

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White Card Update: Importance of Safety Plans and Training

Anyone involved in any type of construction including mining construction must undergo general construction safety training and when you review the figures over the last few years of the number of people who have been killed in the line of

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White Card Update: Falling Hazard Prevalent on Construction Sites

A teenager has suffered head injuries after a bad fall from a roof in New South Wales.  The young man may have been involved in construction work being done on the roof of a home when the incident occurred. SafetyCulture.com.au

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