Echuca Health & Safety Month

 

Location  

Echuca Workers Club

Date  

Wednesday 12 October 2022

Time  

7:00am to 11:20am

Schedule

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

 

Breakfast

7:00am to 7:40am

Registration and breakfast.

 

Health and Safety Representatives: their value, powers under the OHS Act and supports available

7:40am to 8:50am

Employee consultation and participation is the primary building block to any successful OHS system. This session explores the value a HSR can add to your business and provides some operational tips on how to get the representation, consultation and issue resolution processes right. The sessions will suit both businesses with or without HSRs and include resources and links to supports available.

 

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.

 

Morning tea

10:50am to 11:20am

Morning tea and event finish.

 


Location

Echuca Workers Club
165-171 Annesley St
Echuca VIC 3564