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Get Ready for Australia October Safe Work Month

In Australia, October is National Safe Work Month which raises awareness of work health and safety across industry.

This year’s theme, Work Health and Safety through COVID-19, acknowledges and reflects the wide-reaching impacts of COVID-19 on Australian businesses, employers and workers.

Individuals, their families and the broader community are all impacted by work-related injury and illness. SafeWork SA reports that last year in Australia around 180 people died while doing their job. In 2017-18 107,000 people made a workers’ compensation claim for serious injury or illness.

Click on the links below for free resources and events being held around Australia:

SafeWork Australia –  free resources

QLD – free resources and webinars

SA – Free COVID-19 Resource Kit plus Organise Your Own Workplace Activity Competition – $500 prize on offer.

NSW – check in for updates

VIC – free webinars

TAS – free webinars and training

WA – free on-demand presentations

ACT – free information sessions and workshops

ASGA members can access more WHS resources here. Login detail  are required to access the member resources area.

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