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Monthly Archives: December 2016

HSW Handbook Approval: Drone Safety Management

The new HSW Handbook Chapter “Drone Safety Management” has now been posted on the HSW Website. This chapter sets out the responsibilities to ensure: compliance with the Civil Aviation Act and Regulations; that the risks of injury to operators and the general public are managed; that incidents relating to drones have been investigated and control […]

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Candidate Register for Casual Vacancies

On the 3rd of January HR will launch an online casual register using PageUp – this uses new functionality called Talent Search in order to allow you to search for the skills and experience you need to fill casual vacancies without the need to advertise. The University receives a large number of applications each year […]

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Wellbeing Health Tip – Healthy Holidays

It’s that time of year already! The holiday season is all about family, friends, food and fun. Enjoy the time off and the traditions of the holidays and keep your health on track with a few simple tweaks here and there to set yourself up for a happy and healthy 2017! Healthy Habits Get Active […]

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Sit Stand Desks – a current study

Technological advances, changes in patterns of work and social interaction have seen people spending a lot more time being sedentary – sitting down. A considerable body of evidence exists to highlight the harmful effects our sedentary lives are resulting in. A current study documented higher rates of type 2 diabetes, cancer, and cancer-related deaths in […]

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Special Studies Program accrual balances now available on SSO

Eligible academic staff will now be able to view their Special Studies Program (SSP) balance through Staff Services Online (SSO). The SSP accrual will display in calendar days as part of the Employee Leave Summary.  Additionally there is now the functionality to forecast a balance by accessing Absences/Forecast Absences. Eligibility, application and the approval process remain […]

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