Echuca Health & Safety Month




Registration and breakfast

7.00am to 7.55am

Registration and breakfast.

Breakfast served at 7.30am.


Why WorkSafe exists

7.55am to 8.45am

Learn about WorkSafe's purpose to reduce workplace harm as Victoria's occupational health and safety regulator, and improve outcomes for injured workers as the state's workplace injury insurer. This session will cover the basics of WorkSafe's role in harm prevention, enforcement, recovery and return to work and how we can advise and support employers to create safe workplaces.


Dealing with drugs and alcohol in the workplace

9.00am to 9.50am

The effects of drugs and alcohol are compromising health and safety in the workplace. Do you know how to deal with these issues?

Learn about the risk factors and why your organisation may benefit from a drug and alcohol program. You'll discover the latest drug and alcohol policies and the benefits of having one, plus you'll get a practical sample policy outlining the development, consultation, workforce involvement and implementation steps involved to get one in place.


Morning tea

9.50am to 10.30am

Morning tea and event finish.



Mercure Port of Echuca

465 High Street, Echuca VIC 3564