Welcome to our first Safety Changemakers enewsletter!
I’m Tony Metcalf, CEO of Fire & Safety Australia. I look forward to introducing our enewsletter each month with some key takeaways and top stories.
Fire & Safety Australia’s purpose is ‘To forever change safety in the world, one experience at a time’. Through this monthly enewsletter we hope to create more Safety Changemakers, such as yourself!
Each month we will share the latest:
- Training updates
- Safety course calendar
- Industry developments
- WHS legislation changes
- Safety expert interviews
- Quick tips & advice
- Special offers & events
We will also share our latest blog posts. This month read 7 signs you should invest a workplace safety audit.
An article by Steve McLeod, our Non Executive Chairman, was also published in the National Safety Magazine recently. We have republished it on our website here: 3 keys to an effective confined space rescue capability at your workplace.
Read on to discover more information and resources that will help reduce risk and improve safety in your workplace.
We look forward to being of service and hearing from you.
Fire & Safety Australia
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7 Signs you should Invest in a Workplace Safety Audit
Prevention saves lives, money and time.
A safety audit is not optional. The Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act 2011 requires that a hazard-based assessment must be conducted, by WHS officers at least once every 12 months, or at intervals agreed between management and the WHS Committee. Safety audits protect employees, employers and the community. Only after a risk analysis can safety hazards be identified, rectified and prevented. Read more…
The 3 keys to an effective confined space rescue capability at your workplace
When was the last time you reviewed the confined space rescue capabilities of your workplace?
It is still a common, albeit not acceptable, occurrence to walk into a workplace within Australia and review a confined space entry permit, only to find that the ‘rescue plan’ only states ‘Call 000’! This ‘rescue plan’ does not meet the Australian regulatory requirements and does not safely plan for the rescue of injured personnel. Read more…
Win A Scholarship
In partnership with Fire & Safety Australia, NSCA Foundation is delighted to offer two candidates a scholarship for the NSCA Diploma Work Health and Safety, valued at $1,990. Simply answer some questions in 200 words or less.
Meet The Team
Our trainer John Farrer has been working with us for the last 8 years. He strongly believes that in order to be safer, one should always be aware of surroundings, and he has a strong belief in regards to safety – at the end of the day, everybody needs to go home to their family.
Safety Industry News
CSIRO releases a report on what work safety will look like in 20 years:
A workforce transitioning toward services will present new workplace risk factors. For example, sedentary lifestyles and extended screen time are associated with increased risk of diabetes, obesity, heart and cardiovascular disease, poor posture and premature mortality.
Our Passion For Safety
FSA trainers facilitate training on the One & All sailing ship:
Our SA trainer Matt conducted Safe Working at Heights training on the One & All ship recently. He showed immense focus, planning & dedication during the training whilst making sure everyone felt comfortable.
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