Welcome to the latest edition of our Safety Changemakers enewsletter!

This month Manual Handling is our featured course and we provide you with 5 Workplace Fire Statistics.

Be sure to look at the new range of online training courses we now have available.

We look forward to hearing from you and assisting with all your safety needs.

Kind Regards,

Tony Metcalf
Chief Executive Officer
Fire and Safety Australia

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Featured Course

Manual Handling

The Manual Handling training course is designed to properly educate students to prevent lower back injuries that are often caused by lifting, pulling and pushing.

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the relevant legislation, as well as the National Manual Handling Code of Practice.

Participants will learn the skills and knowledge required to shift loads using manual handling methods, including assessing the risks associated with relocating the load, planning the relocation process and carrying out the relocation in accordance with the plan.

This course also covers:

  • The Body & Biomechanics
  • General Risk Management Principles
  • Correct lifting and carrying principles

Register for the course at your nearest facility

NT
Yarrawonga
14 August 2019
 1:00pm to 5:00pm
$200
Register
VIC
Derrimut
28 August 2019
 1:00pm to 5:00pm
$220
Register
SA
Wingfield
04 September 2019
 1:00pm to 5:00pm
$200
Register
NSW
Wetherill Park
18 September 2019
 1:00pm to 5:00pm
$200
Register
VIC
Mulgrave
04 October 2019
 1:00pm to 5:00pm
$200
Register
WA
Canning Vale
04 October 2019
 1:00pm to 5:00pm
$200
Register

5 Workplace Fire Statistics

Fire and Safety Australia has conducted research with alarming findings

Our research found that workplaces are underprepared for emergencies that may occur and that building occupants are not confident in how to respond in an emergency, particularly that occupants do not feel confident in knowing what procedures to follow during an emergency or how to operate a fire extinguisher.

Read more…

NSCA Foundation

NATIONAL SAFETY CONFERENCE | SAFETYconnect

 
Join us at Australia’s leading National Safety Conference for health and safety professionals. With a dual stream program, you’ll gain fresh ideas, learn how changes in legislation could affect your organisation, and develop new skills and competencies to tackle challenges in the workplace. Register today!

Online Training

90+ online courses now on offer

Fire and Safety Australia this month has drastically increased our online training library.

There are now over 90 courses on offer, including courses in the Ethics and Conduct, Health and Safety and Health Care sectors.

View course library…

Safety Industry News

Supporting workers with endometriosis in the workplace

Safework Australia has released an information sheet as part of the 2018 National Action Plan for Endometriosis.

 It is aimed primarily at employers to increase awareness of the prevalence and impact this chronic disease has on workers and the potential impact on workplace safety.

Read more…

Safety Shop

New UVEX products added

Fire and Safety Australia has recently entered into a partnership with UVEX.

UVEX prides themselves on providing safety at work. They produce personal protective equipment from head to toe – from protective helmets to safety shoes.

Fire and Safety Australia has UVEX Safety Specs available in our Safety Shop. To view the full UVEX range please contact us.

Visit Safety Shop…

ACT
Ainslie
Safety for Leaders 13 August 2019
Register
WA
Canning Vale
Safety & Health Representaitves Inital (workSafe WA) 12-16 August 2019
Register
VIC
Derrimut
Enter Confined Space 12-13 August 2019
Register
VIC
Mulgrave
Provide First Aid 30 August 2019
Register
QLD
Salisbury
Fire Extinguisher, Fire Warden
& Chief Fire Warden
22 August 2019
Register
QLD
Salisbury
Fire Safety Advisor 26-27 August 2019
Register
NSW
Wetherill Park
Inspect & Test
fire hose reels, fire extinguishers & fire blankets
22 August 2019
Register
SA
Wingfield
Certificate IV in
Work Health and Safety
12-16 August 2019
Register
NT
Yarrawonga
Work Safely at Heights 09 August 2019
Register

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