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SafeWork NSW Inspectors Targeting Work at Heights Safety

21st September 2020

SafeWork NSW inspectors are targeting work at heights safety, as part of its ongoing focus on reducing fatalities and serious injuries in the construction industry. 

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ESO looks to boost electrical safety awareness

17th September 2020

The Electrical Safety Office (ESO) is offering local businesses the chance to book free electrical safety demonstrations, featuring a portable electrical switchboard and highlighting the importance of safety switches.... MORE

Changes to Workplace Exposure Standard for Silica Dust

17th September 2020

SafeWork Australia has released a new checklist to changes to the workplace exposure standard for silica dust. If you work with materials such as engineered stone, concrete or tiles, use the new silica checklist as a guide to implement... MORE

Save time and money with NECA's Member Benefits

17th September 2020

At NECA, we want to make sure that you are getting value out of your membership and utilising the services, products and discounts we have on offer. You can save on many items that are essential for running a business such as insurance, vehicles... MORE

Take the opportunity to hear the latest from icare

17th September 2020

icare are holding a series of webinars throughout September and October on a range of topics including Workers Insurance Fundamentals; understanding the claim process; learning how to develop effective time management techniques to improve personal productivity as a small business owner or manager and... MORE

NESS Super is the super fund for the electrical, communications, technology and cabling industries

14th September 2020

NESS Super has been lighting the way forward for employees, employers and self-employed contractors in the electrical and communications industries since 1987. This means that no other fund, or team, understands the work you do better. We operate on the principle, 'we're large enough to matter, small enough to care' and we are one of the few niche industry-specific funds.

This keeps our... MORE

Electrical Contractors Be Aware of Queensland Government's Blitz on Unlicensed Electrical Work and Bogus Advertising

8th September 2020

The Queensland Government is stepping up its blitz on unlicensed operators advertising through online marketplaces like AirTasker to do home electrical tasks illegally. The compliance blitz came ahead of Electrical... MORE

CSQ Funding now available for Training in Hazardous Areas - Electrical

20th August 2020

Competency Training is holding a CSQ funded in Hazardous Areas. The course is a 4-day intensive face-to-face training, plus a self-paced Recognition or Prior Learning process.

At the completion of the training session, you will receive a certificate in UEE42611 Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas - Electrical.

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SafeWork Continues to Target Crane Safety in 2020

10th August 2020

SafeWork NSW inspectors are targeting mobile crane safety over 2020, as part of its ongoing focus on the safe use of cranes in the building and construction industry.  

Mobile crane site checks 2020

Mobile cranes pose a serious risk to workers and the general public with the most common types of incidents being:

  • crane tip/roll-overs
  • people... MORE

JobKeeper Changes Announced

7th August 2020

On 21 July 2020, the Government announced an extension of the JobKeeper Payment until 28 March 2021, targeting support to those businesses who continue to be significantly impacted by the Coronavirus.

Further changes have been announced today to adjust the reference date for determining employee eligibility and make it easier for organisations to qualify for the JobKeeper Payment... MORE

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