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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at Work Today, 28 April, marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work environments. It is a day that we take very seriously here at Trainwest, as we recognise the growing pressures employees face meeting […]

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TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment update – update from AQSA

Requirement to upgrade TAE Qualification The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has been made aware that some registered training organisations (RTOs) are distributing marketing information by e-mail indicating that all trainers and assessors must ‘upgrade’ their qualifications in order to comply with the Standards for RTOs 2015 as a result of revised qualifications in the […]

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Supermarket inspection program launched by WorkSafe

Supermarket inspection program launched by WorkSafe Earlier in the year, WorkSafe announced that it was launching a random inspection program targeting safety standards and issues in supermarkets and grocery stores across the state. Supermarkets throughout metro and regional areas are under scrutiny because of the high level of workplace industries associated with manual tasks. WorkSafe […]

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Supermarket’s WHS nightmare!

Case Study: Supermarket’s Safety Slip Up! In the midst of WorkSafe’s supermarket WHS crackdown, they have released a number of case studies to highlight just what can happen when business owners let safety standards slip. For one supermarket in the Perth metropolitan area, it was something as simple as using plastic milk crates as a […]

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Support Your Business with Traineeships

  Planning for the future and adapting your business practices to continually changing markets is so important in today’s economy. When your company supports a traineeship system, you are helping to safeguard an industry’s future by upskilling your employees, and ensuring they are well-equipped with the tools they need to get the job done. Traineeships […]

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Change Your Career in the New Year

On average, Australian full-time employees spend between 38 and 45 hours per week at work. That can add up almost 25 per cent of the entire 7-day week! And it’s been estimated that people will spend up to 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime. That’s a lot of hours in the scheme of things, […]

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The Importance of Ongoing Training

When was the last time you trained? Have a think to yourself – When was the last time did something that was truly engaging and properly stimulated your thinking process? For many, the concept of learning simply ends when they have finished high school and start in the work force. What many don’t realise is […]

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Get Your Qualifications Summer Ready!

With summer and the end of the year approaching, it is time that you began to think about how your current qualifications can be improved upon – how can you take your work to the next level for the upcoming summer and for 2016! Australian industries as we know them are constantly evolving. This applies […]

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Hidden Workplace Risks That Cause Serious Injury!

Identifying Hidden Risks to Improve Workplace Health and Safety! It may seem to be stating the obvious to say that the workplace is riddled with a number of safety and health hazards. This is especially true on work-sites filled with heavy machinery and equipment however is also extremely relevant in an office environment. The truth […]

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