Free Training – Child Protection systems –

Free training for Child protection systems for children and youth workers in your church. The facilitator has industry experience and is current with legislative requirements. 8th February 2014 – 8.30am to 10.30am for breakfast. Held at Living Word Church, Henty East St, Culcairn, NSW RSVP to lyn@ntsn.com.au

Leadership Styles Introduction

From Mahatma Gandhi and Winston Churchill to Martin Luther King and Steve Jobs, there can seem to be as many ways to lead people as there are leaders. Fortunately, businesspeople and psychologists have developed useful, simple ways to describe the main styles of leadership. By understanding these styles and their impact, you can develop your … Continue reading

Volunteer organisations

Volunteers and volunteer organisations Volunteers work without being paid a wage or salary. Volunteers participate in many areas of society, including community health care, heritage and arts, environment and conservation, emergency services, education, social justice and sports. They perform an essential range of activities, from providing support services to coaching and mentoring, and from collecting donations to … Continue reading

Changes from OHS Act 2000 – WHS Act 2011

Changes from OHS Act 2000 – WHS Act 2011

Some changes from OH&S – WH&S Act 2011 Item Change Management of Risks Duty for obligation holders to ensure health and safety by eliminating risk and, if not possible, to minimise those risks so far as is reasonably practicable. Workers As well as employees, workers will also include contractor, subcontractor and volunteers. Officers The concept … Continue reading

Consultation

Consultation

Consultation Provides an opportunity to share relevant information and participate in meaningful discussion on work health and safety matters. Using the knowledge and experience of everyone helps to achieve safer and healthier workplaces as well as better decision making. Consultation is mandatory under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs … Continue reading

Reasonably Practicable

Reasonably Practicable

Reasonably Practicable ‘Reasonably practicable’ means doing what is effective and possible to ensure the health and safety of workers and others. All people must be given the highest level of health and safety protection from hazards arising from work, so far as is reasonably practicable. A person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU – the … Continue reading

Fines for WHS Non Compliance

Fines for WHS Non Compliance

Category 1 A person will be guilty of a Category 1 offence if they have a health and safety duty which they fail to comply with; without reasonable excuse, they engage in conduct that exposes an individual (to whom that duty is owed) to a risk of death or serious injury or illness; and they … Continue reading