Bendigo Regional Tennis Centre


Thursday 13 October 2022


7:00am to 12:30pm


This event has a limited capacity - register now to secure your place. Breakfast and light lunch provided.



7:00am to 7:40am

Registration and breakfast.


The value of Health and Safety Representatives

7:40am to 8:50am

Meet our 2022 WorkSafe Health and Safety Month Ambassadors and 2019 WorkSafe Award winners for Health and Safety Representative (HSR) of the Year, Sara Jorgenson and Sally Collier-Clarke. Sara and Sally will share their experiences as Health and Safety Representatives at Bendigo Health and explain the important role HSRs play in a workplace. A must attend if you are a current or aspiring HSR or an employer wanting to understand why you should have one.


How to build a systems based approach to health and safety

9:00am to 9:50am

Employers should have systems and processes in place to reduce workplace harm, like injuries that come from manual handling. In this session you’ll learn about the building blocks to a sound OHS management system, including how to improve your existing processes and simple tools available to help.


Mental injury in the workplace

10:00am to 10:50am

There is an increasing number of workers compensation claims for mental injuries. Learn what mental injuries are, the causes, how big a problem this is for workers and workplaces, and how to take a prevention-led approach to creating a psychologically safe workplace.


How to support injured workers back to work

11:00am to 11:50am

Every injured worker's pathway to recovery and return to work is as unique as they are. A Return to Work Inspector will talk about the return to work process, common challenges and how they can be overcome and the support available to improve outcomes for injured workers.



11:50am to 12:30pm

Lunch and event finish.



Bendigo Regional Tennis Centre
21-26 Nolan St
Bendigo VIC 3550