Manufacturing safety group meeting schedule

The manufacturing safety group provides free-to-attend consultation and networking events to help the manufacturing industry improve safety.

Date

Topic

Oct 2019

Falls

Most falls fatalities and serious injuries occur from a distance of 4 metres or less.

Learn about the commons hazards that result in falls and action you can take to avoid them.

Feb 2020
Labour Hire and Contractor Management

(Moved from October 2019 awaiting release of SafeWork Australia guidelines).

Better understand the duties of persons conducting a business or undertaking when utilising labour hire or contractors.

May 2020
Noise Safety
Noise causes harm and it's time you listened!!

Understand your obligations as an employer regarding noise safety.

August 2020
Return to Work

Supporting your employees to return to work safely is important.

Learn about positive recover at work practices and your obligations.

SIRA will improve your awareness of employer workers compensation and resources and programs available to support recover at work strategies.

October 2020
Mental Health

How does your business create a mentally healthy workplace?

Hear all about the initiatives and resources available to support you making your workplace mentally safer.

Manufacturing safety group terms of reference

The purpose of the Manufacturing Safety Group (MSG) is to provide a free-to-attend education and networking forum to help the manufacturing industry improve safety

MSGs are open to anyone in the manufacturing industry looking to take greater ownership of WHS improvement initiatives. Small businesses who attend may be eligible for the $500 Small Business Rebate, which can go towards the purchase and installation of safety equipment.

SafeWork NSW seeks to provide WHS leadership to the manufacturing industry by working with MSG attendees to reduce fatalities, and serious injuries and illnesses within the manufacturing sector.

The purpose of the MSG is achieved by:

  • Identifying priority manufacturing specific work health and safety (WHS) risks, issues, trends and concerns.
  • Sharing and actively promoting safety solutions for manufacturing workplaces to adopt.
  • Developing and sharing manufacturing WHS resources and practical solutions to address high impact safety concerns with MSG attendees to use in their workplaces.
  • Focussing on building and embedding a health and safety landscape.

For any questions please contact metro.operations@safework.nsw.gov.au

The Manufacturing Safety Group is a priority of the Manufacturing WHS Safety Plan 2022

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