Online safety webinars

These online seminars are designed to help you learn more about work health and safety, return to work, and injury management.

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.

Small Business rebates are only available to viewers of eligible webinars. Check your webinar to make sure it is eligible.

Further information

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

Webinars

These  online seminars will help you quickly learn more about work health and safety, return to work, and injury management.

Managing outdoor workers

Together SafeWork NSW and Cancer Council NSW talk about the risks that workers are exposed to when working outdoors, and how employers can manage these risks.

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

An accessible version is also available.

Health and safety representative (HSR)

This series of five webinar modules is designed to provide Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) with an understanding of their role in the workplace.

Health and Safety Representative Modules 1-3

Modules 1 to 3 introduce you to the HSR webinar modules and focus on consultation.

Consultation provides an opportunity to use the knowledge and experience of your staff to achieve a safer and healthier workplace. Your workplace consultation arrangements can be quite flexible provided they are planned and developed in consultation with workers. You may agree on establishing a health and safety committee, having a health and safety representative (HSR), or have other agreed arrangements.

Consultation is a legal requirement and an essential part of managing health and safety risks.

Health and Safety Representative Module 4

Module 4 describes the role of HSRs in the workplace and focuses on the role of the HSR.

Health and Safety Representative Module 5

This final HSR webinar module focuses on the role of a health and safety committee (HSC) and introduces viewers to the Consultation toolkit, a great resource for employers, HSRs and HSCs to refer to on consultation.

By attending all the modules (1-5) on HSRs and consultation you may be eligible to receive a small business rebate up to the value of $500.

Managing the risks of working in extreme heat indoors

Working in extreme heat in buildings that are poorly designed and ventilated and/or without air-conditioning – particularly during hot weather and heatwaves – can result workers being exposed to serious health problems, such as heat-related illness, which can be fatal.

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

An accessible version is also available.

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.

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

An accessible version and translated webinars are also available.

The below webinars are for information only and are not eligible for the Small Business Rebate:

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 the 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.

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.

Meeting your office duty - due diligence for officers and what you need to do

This video, Meeting your officer duty from Safe Work Australia features workers from a range of industries talking about due diligence and how they meet their officer duty.

This information will interest business owners, business principals, Directors, Chief Financial Officers, Trustees and WHS professionals.

This video is for information only and is not eligible for the small business rebate.

Health monitoring – regulatory requirements

This webinar has been developed to contribute to the SafeWork NSW Work Health and Safety Roadmap 2022 – Action Area II: Reducing Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals and Materials.

The webinar aims to provide Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs) with an understanding of the Regulatory obligations relating to health monitoring and provides information to listeners about when health monitoring is required.

An accessible version of this webinar is also available.

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

Engineers in formwork

Listen to this webinar if you are a PCBU, engineer or principal contractor engaged in the erection and dismantling of formwork.

It covers topics such as: the changing legislation and standards; the importance of design in an increased pace and ever-changing and complex building environment; duties of a designer; SafeWork Australia guides and information; SWNSW Roadmap; and how Engineers work in the Health and Safety Landscape.

An accessible version of this webinar is also available.

This webinar is for information only and is not eligible for the Small business rebate.

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.

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