Warrnambool Health & Safety Month



Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool


Thursday 20 October 2022


9:30am to 1:00pm


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



9.30am to 10.00am

Registration and breakfast.


Dealing with drugs and alcohol in the workplace

10:00am to 10:50am

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.


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

11:00am to 11:50am

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.



11:50am to 12:30pm

Lunch and event finish.



Lighthouse Theatre
185 Timor St
Warrnambool VIC 3280