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NSW: Macmahon Mining Services ordered to pay $75,000 and costs for WHS failures

Wednesday 31 August 2016

The NSW Department of Industry’s Resources Regulator recently prosecuted Macmahon Mining Services for a breach of sections 32 and 19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

QLD: Powerline electrocution deaths prompt safety warning

Wednesday 31 August 2016

A spate of incidents involving overhead power lines has left two people dead and seven others seriously injured in Queensland.

SA: Cleanaway charged over Adelaide truck crash

Wednesday 31 August 2016

Federal work health and safety regulator Comcare recently began legal proceedings against national waste management company Cleanaway over a truck crash that killed two people in Adelaide.

WA: Labour hire company fined $20,000 for failing to ensure a safe workplace

Wednesday 31 August 2016

An O’Connor labour hire company in Western Australia has been fined $20,000 and ordered to pay $517.50 in costs for failing to ensure the safety of workers it supplied to a waste recycling company.

3 unique ways OHS professionals can add value

Wednesday 31 August 2016

OHS professionals need to think more holistically about their role and how they can add value as a business function as well as a broader profession, according to global safety educator, researcher and consultant Dr David Borys.

A simple 4-step process for helping employees stay safe

Wednesday 31 August 2016

A simple 4-step process can play a critical role in helping employees stay safe and OHS professionals improve practical safety outcomes, according to a long-standing safety professional.

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Upcoming Events

Monday 5 September 2016

Wigglesworth Lecture 2016

The Safety Institute of Australia invite you to attend the Dr Eric Wigglesworth AM Memorial Lecture, which will be held on Monday 5 September 2016 in Sydney Australia. Now in its 7th year, the Dr Eric Wigglesworth Memorial Lecture is an annual event conducted by the Safety Institute of Australia, which was established to recognise the contributions and engagement of Dr Wigglesworth in the field of occupational health and safety. The lecture is a not for profit event with the proceeds going to build the Dr Eric Wigglesworth travel scholarship.

Tuesday 6 September 2016

SIA National Safety Convention 2016

The Safety Institute of Australia proudly presents the SIA National Safety Convention 2016. As the premier conference for the year, the SIA National Safety Convention 2016 will bring thought leadership to the fore and encourage national and global involvement and networking across the two days.

Thursday 8 September 2016

SIA Women in Leadership Forum

The Safety Institute of Australia invites you to join us for the inaugural Women in Leadership Forum which will be held on Thursday 8 September 2016 at the Sydney Showgrounds. The forum will focus on the theme: Leaning In: Leading and influencing health, safety and business performance.

Friday 9 September 2016

WHS Considerations for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

The SIA Gold Coast network invite you to attend our next seminar at 10:00am on Friday 9 September 2016. Guest speaker, Stephen Woolger - Manager Health & Safety, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) will provide insights into WHS Considerations for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Friday 9 September 2016

SIA Perth Safety Symposium

The Safety Institute of Australia (Western Australian Branch) invites you to join us for the Perth Safety Symposium which will be held on Friday 9 September 2016 at Brookfield Place, Perth.The 2016 program will bring together international and local OHS professionals in a dynamic and interactive setting to examine a range of pertinent industry topics, challenges and opportunities. In addition to a keynote presentation from prominent health and safety thought-leader Dr David Borys, the symposium will feature a series of four practical workshops, exploring the following themes: Safety Leadership, Risk, Incident Emergency Management, OHS standards.

Thursday 15 September 2016

SIA TAS Legal Insights into the WHS Laws

The SIA Tasmanian Branch invite you to attend a breakfast seminar titled "Legal Insights into the WHS Laws" on Thursday 15 September 2016 from 7:00am at the offices of Page Seager. This is the third annual session presented by David Dilger, Partner at Page Seager, where he shares his insights into the WHS laws and how they have been applied in the Tasmanian jurisdiction


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