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Plus four elective courses.
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May 24, 2012
LS Paul Berry
INDIVIDUAL and unit innova-
tions from Air Force members have
been recognised at the 2012 Defence
Workplace Health and Safety Awards.
Headquarters 81WG, FSGT
Andrew McGough, of 11SQN, and
SGT Sean Mohapp, of 4SQN, were
among Air Force's award winners at
Defence Establishment Fairbairn on
VCDF AIRMSHL Mark Binskin
and Director General Work Health and
Safety Lindsay Kranz presented the
awards, which recognise outstanding
performance by members and units of
the Australian Defence Organisation
in creating healthier and safer work
HQ 81WG received a commenda-
tion certificate for the development
of a comprehensive Aviation Safety
WGCDR Stew Seeney, who
accepted the award on behalf of the
team at 81WG, said the 2009 air-wor-
thiness board identified a number of
non-compliant areas across the 81WG
aviation management system.
"A lot of hard work by a lot of indi-
viduals and units within 81WG put
together a pretty robust aviation safety
management system," WGCDR Seeney
said.This was now the front runner in how
Air Force did business in aviation safety,
FSGT McGough's commendation
was for greatly improving the safety of
SGT Mohapp's was for improving
safety culture at 4SQN.
SGT Mohapp said Air Force had
worked hard to change its safety cul-
ture for a much safer work environ-
"I am very proud to lead 4SQN
safety systems, but safety is a whole
unit effort. This award is a direct
HEALTH AND SAFETY AWARDS:
VCDF AIRMSHL Mark Binskin, centre,
with, from left, WGCDR Jason Agius;
WGCDR Stew Seeney, who accepted
the award on behalf of 81WG; AVM Kym
Osley; award recipient FSGT Andrew
McGough, of 11SQN; award recipient
SGT Sean Mohapp, of 4SQN; and
4SQN CO WGCDR Stuart Bellingham.
Photo: LAC Bill Solomou
Air Force recipients
Headquarters 81WG for the development of a comprehensive
Aviation Safety Management System.
FSGT Andrew McGough, of 11SQN, for greatly improving the
safety of maintenance personnel.
SGT Sean Mohapp, of 4SQN, for improving safety culture.
FLTLT Bruce Preston, of 24SQN, for reducing bird strike risk..
reflection of the CO's commitment to
safety and that of 4SQN personnel."
AIRMSHL Binskin encouraged an
open work health and safety reporting
culture within Defence. "Everyone has
a role in leadership to make the system
as good as it can be," he said.
Canada shares views on gender equality
A CANADIAN military delegation invited
to Australia by CDF GEN David Hurley has
shared Canada's experience of integrating
women into combat roles.
The Canadian team toured major bases
from Melbourne to Townsville from May 7-18,
enabling ADF personnel and the Canadian
delegation to discuss a shared commitment
to gender equality and inclusion across the
Women form 4.2 per cent of officer posi-
tions within the Canadian combat arms while
1.5 per cent of females serve as other ranks.
Canadian military sociologist Karen Davis
said support from unit commanders was
the key to integrating women into combat
Ms Davis said that when the Canadian
forces introduced women into combat roles
in 1987 the smoothest transitions were
at units with commanders who fully sup-
ported the new role of women.
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