Online safety webinars

SafeWork webinars are an interactive online learning experience hosted regularly by industry experts on trending work, health and safety topics.

By getting involved you can enjoy the benefits too, just like the 26,000 workers and businesses who have listened to a webinar so far.

Benefits of a webinar

  • learn about the latest work health and safety topics
  • if you are a small business owner and watch a current webinar, you may be eligible for a small business rebate of up to $500
  • webinars are free and you can watch them 24/7 from your own computer at a time that suits you
  • interact directly with industry experts, ask them questions or participate in polls
  • if you miss the live broadcast, you can watch the recording later.

How to listen to a webinar

To listen to a webinar, select a topic below and follow the links within the drop down box.

Please note: some webinars are for information only and do not entitle you to apply for a small business safety rebate.

Further information

Attending a SafeWork webinar does not initiate a workplace safety inspection.

Some previous webinars may refer to WorkCover NSW. On 1 September 2015 WorkCover NSW became SafeWork NSW however, WorkCover webinars are still relevant.

Webinars may not be accessible for some people with disabilities. Closed caption versions can be requested by emailing safework.webinars@safework.nsw.gov.au

Webinars

NSW quad bike safety improvement program

The NSW quad bike safety improvement program offers support to NSW farmers to undertake harm prevention activities associated with on-farm use of quad bikes in the workplace.

This webinar aims to help farmers and farm workers adopt a range of safety solutions that will make it safer to use quad bikes on their farm.

An accessible version of this webinar is also available.

By attending this free webinar you may be eligible for the NSW quad bike safety rebate. You can claim two rebates worth up to $1000 each.

Safety in the tree work industry

Listen to this webinar if you undertake or are involved with tree work which includes activities such as lopping, pruning, thinning, felling and removal of trees.

It covers topics such as common terms used in the work health and safety legislation, business obligations and duties, examples of industry hazard identification, risk management principals and Workers Compensation.

An accessible version is also available.

By attending this webinar you may be eligible to receive a small business rebate up to the value of $500.

Sun safety for workers

Together SafeWork NSW and Cancer Council NSW talk about what workers can do to protect themselves when working in the sun.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.

An accessible version is also available.

Note: some listeners may experience difficulty hearing this webinar and will need to increase the volume.

Hazardous manual tasks

Listen to this webinar to gain an understanding of how to identify and manage hazardous manual tasks in your workplace. It will help you to easily understand your legislative requirements and provide you with useful resources and tools. This webinar is suited to all industries and businesses.

An accessible version is also available.

By attending this webinar you may be eligible to receive a small business rebate up to the value of $500.

Talking to your workers about safety

Listen to this webinar to gain a general understanding and overview of consultation requirements. This webinar will explain why, where and how to consult with workers and provides practical examples of consultative arrangements.

An accessible version is also available.

By attending this webinar you may be eligible to receive a small business rebate up to the value of $500.

Protecting hearing at work

This webinar is aimed at individuals, businesses and organisations who have management & control of a workplace. The topics covered in this webinar are how hearing can be damaged, the relevant WHS legislation relating to noise, the hierarchy of controls (what this means) and the requirements for audio-metric testing.

An accessible version of this webinar is also available.

By attending this free webinar you may be eligible to receive a small business rebate up to the value of $500.

Small business rebates

Listen to this webinar to learn more about the small business rebate program, how it's been updated and how we can assist you.

Small businesses engage with SafeWork NSW to learn about risks and hazards in the workplace and identify solutions to their safety issues. SafeWork NSW supports business with financial assistance of up to $500 for the purchase and implementation of eligible safety solutions.

An accessible version is also available.

No rebate is available.

A safe system of work - easier than you thought

This webinar will explain how you can easily develop a system to manage safety in your workplace. We will run through a great tool that will help you measure your current safety performance and identify areas for improvement.

This webinar is most suited for small to medium sized businesses with some or no knowledge of workplace safety.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.

Essentials for RTOs delivering general construction induction training in NSW

This webinar is presented in a practical way with examples to assist RTOs and their nominated trainers delivering general construction induction training to understand their Conditions of approval.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.

Preventing sprains and strains in your workplace

Learn more about the Participative Ergonomics for Manual Tasks (PErforM) program with this webinar. It covers, what the PerforM program is, why use PerforM, a case study - what elements make the program successful and what next?

Hazardous manual tasks are tasks that involve pushing, pulling, lifting, lowering, carrying or vibrations over a long time, or repeatedly. It is an internationally recommended approach for reducing musculoskeletal disorders – more commonly known as sprains and strains.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.

Work health and safety legislation: the basics

This webinar is a general overview of the work health and safety legislation and how it applies to your business. This presentation is suitable for you if you are not familiar with the legislation, or if you would like a refresher.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.

Get Healthy at Work - good for workers, good for business

This webinar covers why healthy workers are good for business, what the Get Healthy at Work service offers and how businesses can register.

Get Healthy at Work is a free NSW Government initiative that offers businesses tools, resources and support to develop and implement an effective workplace health program. Importantly it also includes confidential Brief Health Checks to help workers better understand their risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.

Working together: for return to work coordinators

How does 'recover at work' differ from 'return to work'? This webinar will provide you with the necessary information to improve recovery outcomes for your workers and covers common barriers and how we can assist you to overcome them.This session will benefit return to work coordinators and others with the responsibility of ensuring workers have the opportunity to successfully recover at work.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.

Exposed - skin cancer prevention for outdoor work

This webinar will provide you with the 10 top ways to manage the risk of sun exposure, how to check your own skin and protect yourself and your workers from sun exposure.

This webinar attracts one (1) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point for licencees or certificate of registration holders with licence or certificate conditions requiring continuing professional development. Category 1 activity: Managing risk.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.

Due diligence for officers – what do you need to do

This webinar explains the concept of due diligence, including the responsibilities of officers.

It will be of interest to business owners, business principals, Directors, Chief Financial Officers, Trustees and WHS professionals.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small Business Rebate.