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

Jul 2018

Muscular Stress and Participative Ergonomics for Manual tasks (PErforM) Workshop

Muscular stress is the leading cause of serious injury in the manufacturing industry!

PErforM is a simple manual task risk management program based on participative ergonomics, an internationally recommended approach for reducing musculoskeletal disorders.

Oct and Nov 2018

Forklift Safety and Traffic Management workshops

Learn about the regulatory approach to forklift safety so you can help control the risks associated with forklifts.

Register

Feb 2019

Crystalline silica dust exposure in manufactured stone products

Manufactured stone products contain high levels of crystalline silica. Workers who grind, cut or polish these products are at risk of developing the deadly lung disease silicosis. Find out how to take simple steps to control dust and protect the health of your workers

May 2019

Machine Safety

Improper use of machinery is a frequent cause of fatalities, amputations, manual handling injuries, crush injuries, burns and fractures to the fingers, hands and arms.

Get the tools to help keep you, your workers and visitors to your site safe.

Aug 2019

Noise Safety & Labour Hire & Contractor Management

Part 1: Noise causes harm… and it’s time you listened!

Part 2: Better understand the duties of persons conducting a business or undertaking

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.

Manufacturing safety group terms of reference

The purpose of the Manufacturing Safety Group (MSG) is to provide a free-to-attend consultation 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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