Echuca Health and Safety Month conference

This event is presented by WorkSafe Victoria.


9:00am to 10:00am: How to engage GPs in return to work

Learn tips on effective ways to communicate with GPs. Discover resources specifically designed for GPs to assist with early, open communication between health professionals, injured workers and their employers to better support recovery and return to work. Hear a RTW Inspector explain how communication with GPs can assist employers meet their obligations and ensure more sustainable return to work outcomes.

10:20am to 11:20am: New OHS Regulations – Changes, and what you need to know

Do you work in the manufacture, import and labelling of hazardous substances; mines or major hazard facilities; construction; or with asbestos or plant? Learn how recent changes to Victoria's Occupational Health and Safety Regulations and Equipment (Public Safety) Regulations affect your workplace, and how to comply.

11:30am to 12:30pm: Farm Safety – Outcomes of quad bike research

Here's a fact: quad bikes are the biggest killer on Australian farms. So what did the largest survey study of quad bike riders in Australia and New Zealand uncover about the use of operator protective devices and helmets? Learn the results of the study by Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research Centre, University of New South Wales.


Thursday, 19 October 2017 from 9:00AM to 12:30PM (AEDT) 


Mercure Port of Echuca - 465 High Street, Echuca VIC 3564 - View Map

Lunch provided.