Lunch and Learn WHS Reform

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WHS Reform - Lunch and Learn Session

Bring your lunch to this free information session on the new Work, Health and Safety Bill, presented by Owen Whittle, Assistant Secretary UnionsWA.

New WHS Laws Bill Released

As many of you are aware the WA Government has introduced to Parliament the Work Health Safety Bill 2019. The safety at work of almost all working people in WA, over 1.3 million people, is governed by these laws. 

The bill is a modernised Work Health and Safety Bill for Western Australia. The new Legislation will be based on the national model Work Health and Safety Act, and will improve consistency with the rest of Australia by providing one piece of legislation for workplace safety and health across all Western Australian industries.  

The State Government's “single Act approach” means that the Occupational Health and Safety landscape can be streamlined and simplified in WA, with the Bill replacing three Acts:  Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984, Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994; and the Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Safety Levies Act 2011.

The development of the Bill involved extensive consultation with stakeholders including UnionsWA represented the interests of WA Workers on the Ministerial Advisory Panel into the reforms and will ensure that the safety and welfare of workers is considered paramount at all times.

 

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Wednesday 26th February 2020

RSVP essential: Please register here

Level 6, 445 Hay Street, Perth

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Australia's CEO Challenge partners with Unity Training

Australia's CEO Challenge or ACEOC have partnered with Unity Training to provide training in Family and Domestic Violence in the Workplace Awareness.

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Domestic and Family Violence Awareness Training for your workplace.

Sadly domestic and family violence is a real issue in WA and we have seen some truly terrible incidents in recent times. 

Recognising that two thirds of women living with DFV are employed, Unity Training Services have created a partnership with Australia’s CEO Challenge (ACEOC), a not-for-profit organisation that have over 17 years’ experience delivering training and building awareness about domestic and family violence (DFV) in the workplace.

Australia’s CEO Challenge (ACEOC) works with businesses – of all sizes and from all sectors – to become more aware and responsive to DFV, ensuring greater support for staff directly impacted.

If your workplace has introduced or updated their DFV Policies to include support personal, then this training is vital for your organisation. 

Book by calling Unity Training Services on 9227 7809 

To find out more - ACEOC’s training programs visit www.australiasceochallenge.org/

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Occupational Health and Safety Managers Guide - Getting Started

We surveyed workplaces with Occupational Health and Safety system in place and asked them what they though the main considerations should be for business just getting started or trying to improve their OH&S. The articles below outline some of the pitfall and proven methods found by these businesses and our training staff.

button_reserve-a-seat.pngWe are holding a Getting Started - online seminar this Friday. A must attend even for managers and administrators looking to setup and improve the health and safety in their workplace. We will outline a simple getting started strategy most business overlook and answer questions. Please indicate you will attend by reserving a seat.

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Business Reputation Gone in Under 5

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A workplace incident can be devastating for employees but damage to your business reputation may be catastrophic.

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A critical step for a safe workplace

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Employees are the frontline of any workplace and are the members of staff most at risk and have most likely witnessed an accident, near-miss or some form of misconduct. They are simply management's best resource when establishing a workplace Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) strategy.

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OH&S in just five days

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“Keeping employees safe at work is management's number one priority”

True for your workplace?

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NOPSEMA COURSE - NEW

Calling all offshore safety officers, safety supervisors and managers, safety advisors and supervisors.

Unity Training now offers a fully accredited, fully comprehensive NOPSEMA course developed for HSRs working in the Oil and Gas industry with an emphasis on the offshore working environment and legislation. 

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FIFO work and mental health

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There's been a lot in the news lately about Fly-in Fly-out work and mental health.  A WA Parliamentary inquiry has just reported their findings, which are available here

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Occupational Cancer - get the latest

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Our friends at the Cancer Council Western Australia have just released this report on occupation cancer.  You can download the report here.

 

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