2003 OHS improvements driven by branches

In December 2003, Sgt Paul Batista was nominated by the Police Association and received a Safety Award from the Premier of NSW for his work in relation to improving the operational safety of his fellow police officers. The January 2004 edition and May 2004 edition included some informaion about one of Paul Batista's initiatives.
Branch officials from around the state began making contact with Sgt Batista for more information on how to make their facilities or the unloading and storage of firearms as safe as possible.