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Safework NSW are supporting small businesses who address safety risks within the workplace. The key is engaging business owners with an interactive, educative event on a range of work health safety and injury management topics. The Small Business Rebate provides small business owners in NSW with a rebate when they buy and install safety items to address safety risks in their business. Application detail: You must purchase your safety items and apply for the rebate within six months of attending webinar, safety workshop, program or event. What do you get? Rebates of up to $500. Who is this for? Small businesses in...

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When working at height you must risk assess everything, and when assessing the risk of a fall you will undoubtedly identify that rescue is required. The action and response time is critical due to the risk of suspension intolerance and calling 000 is not effective, as they would not be able to attend the site and get casualty down in time.   The below information is directly from the Code of Practice for Managing the risk of falls, section 10 covers emergency procedures and rescue.  ___________________________________________________ 10. Emergency procedures for falls  Whenever there are risks from working at height, emergency procedures must be established and...

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The Accelerated Entry scheme is withdrawn with immediate effect. Consequently, Accelerated Entry applications are no longer accepted. Applicants who have already commenced this scheme will have until 31/12/2020 to complete the Accelerated Entry Procedure, after which point it will become obsolete and IRATA certification relying on this scheme will no longer be granted.

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