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.