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

  • 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 get involved

To listen to a current webinar click on the 'listen' link below, you will be asked to register which requires a valid email account.

Previous webinars are for information only and do not entitle you to apply for a small business safety rebate. Links to listen to previous webinars are below.

More information

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

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

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

To find out more call us on 13 10 50.

Current webinars

Before you get started please note, these webinars do not make you eligible to apply for the quad bike safety rebate.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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 audi-O-metric testing.

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

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Small Business Rebates

The Small Business Rebate program assists small businesses to improve safety in their workplaces.

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.

Listen to the webinar to learn more about how this program has been updated and how we can assist you.

Note: This webinar is for information only and does not entitle you to apply for a rebate.
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Previous webinars

Previous webinars are for information only and do not entitle you to apply for a small business safety rebate.

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A safe system of work - easier than you thought

This free 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.

23 March 2016Listen

GET GIT READY – Essentials for Registered Training Organisations 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

2 February 2016Listen

Preventing sprains and strains in your workplace

Learn more about the Participative Ergonomics for Manual Tasks (PErforM) program, which helps to identify the risks of hazardous manual tasks.

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.

The webinar covers the following: What is PerforM program? Why use PerforM? A case study, What elements make the program successful?  What next?

17 September 2015

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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.
29 April 2015

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Get Healthy at Work - good for workers, good for business
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 will cover why healthy workers are good for business, what the Get Healthy at Work service offers and how businesses can register.

21 January 2015Listen

Working Together: A webinar for return to work coordinators.
How does 'recover at work' differ from 'return to work'? This session 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.

9 December 2014Listen

Exposed: Skin cancer prevention for outdoor work
Presented by us and Cancer Council NSW.

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.

19 November 2014Listen

Due diligence for officers – what do you need to do
This webinar will explain 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.

27 June 2013

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