Learning Seat Course Updates – January 2017

By |January 19th, 2017|

Manual HandlingOverview

This course demonstrates the dangers of performing manual handling tasks in the workplace, and provides guidance and instruction on how to identify potential risks and safely approach manual handling activities. Using a range of contextualised workplace scenarios set across the various branches of a fictional organisation, this […]

Assessing Your Workplace Risks in the New Year

By |January 17th, 2017|

Fasten your seatbelts – we’re in for a bumpy ride.
Between Brexit, terrorist attacks and the US presidential election, 2016 was a year of turbulence. Organisations can’t afford to ignore their risks; the consequences are splashed across the front pages of national and global news distributors every day.

To ensure a safe flight in 2017, your organisation needs […]

Setting your Compliance Goals for the New Year

By |January 17th, 2017|

Setting the right tone for the new year
How’s that new year’s resolution going?

Research shows only 8 per cent of people achieve them. So, how can a business set achievable and realistic objectives for the year ahead?
Aim for success
Depending on the industry, and the product or service being offered, business goals can vary from finance to people, […]

Nurofen fined $6m for misleading consumers

By |January 5th, 2017|

Reckitt Benckiser, the manufacturer of Nurofen, has been fined $6 million by the Full Federal Court for misleading consumers. The penalty serves as a warning against toxic workplace cultures where potentially unlawful behaviour is unchecked.
The Federal Court initially fined Reckitt Benckiser $1.7 million in April 2016 for making misleading representations about its Nurofen Specific Pain […]

ACCC wins case against Flight Centre over unlawful attempt to fix airline ticket prices

By |January 5th, 2017|

The ACCC has won a High Court appeal in its case against Flight Centre, with the Court ruling that Flight Centre was in competition with the airlines it was selling on behalf of. Flight Centre’s efforts to persuade airlines to raise the price of tickets that airlines sold directly to customers was found to have […]

End of the Year Message from Scott Deane

By |December 22nd, 2016|

I have been with Learning Seat for over three years now, and I am very proud to say that I get the same buzz coming into the office each day as I did on the day I started. It’s just a great place to work. It’s the people that make it great, and in that area […]

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