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WorkSafe Month Webinars – Week 5

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WorkSafe Month Webinars – Week 5

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear from expert speakers, business leaders and health and safety professionals about topics including the ongoing health and safety implications of COVID-19, mental health at work, workplace wellbeing, supporting others in the workplace, and health and safety for small business.

This weeks webinars include:

  • Putting the ‘I’ in risk assessment in ‘novel’ workplace design
  • Using wearable technology to reduce injury risk
  • The management of mental health issues in the workplace – the legal perspective
  • WHS governance – building culture, capability and compliance
  • The path back from isolation enhancing employee wellbeing and performance post COVID-19
  • HSR panel discussion – making positive safety change in the workplace
  • Management of respirable silica dust in the workplace
  • Creating a mentally healthy workplace with you – what, why and how

Tasmania’s WorkSafe Month is an initiative of the WorkCover Tasmania Board and supports Safe Work Australia’s “National Safe Work Month

To find out more head to www.worksafetasmonth.com.au

Download the 2020 WorkSafe Month Program

Putting the ‘I’ in risk assessment in ‘novel’ workplace design

This webinar explains how risk assessment and solutions need to be customised to individual workers; and how workers should be engaged in the processes of decision making and solution identification.

Presented by Daniella Polita, Maree Webber, Andrea Ireland, Lorna Farquhar and Liz Freeman from TAS Ergonomic Collaborative
Date Monday 26 October
Time 10am
Duration 60 minutes

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Using wearable technology to reduce injury risk

This webinar focuses on workplace injury prevention using movement analysis to identify unknown injury risks, measure risk reduction and drive sustainable behaviour change in workers.

Presented by Scott Coleman from Preventure Pty Ltd
Date Monday 26 October
Time 2pm
Duration 60 minutes

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The management of mental health issues in the workplace – the legal perspective

Legal implications of mental health issues and claims in the workplace from an employment and safety perspective. It covers the management of subsequent legal issues such as WHS concerns and workers compensation claims.

Presented by Luke Taylor and Sarah Sealy from HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Date Tuesday 27 October
Time 10am
Duration 60 minutes

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WHS governance – building culture, capability and compliance

This webinar explores WHS governance, structures, processes and systems within an organisation that enables effective WHS risk management.
It will help you assess the effectiveness of WHS governance in your own organisation.

Presented by Alison Merridew and Alicia Leis from WLF Accounting & Advisory
Date Tuesday 27 October
Time 2pm
Duration 40 minutes

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The path back from isolation – enhancing employee wellbeing and performance post COVID-19

Explores how as workers return to work from working from home after COVID-19, workplaces need to build a culture of psychological safety and capability to survive and thrive. It provides short and long term strategies for safety, wellbeing and performance that support workers as they transition to the ‘new normal’.

Presented by Associate Professor Kimberley Norris from University of Tasmania
Date Wednesday 28 October
Time 2pm
Duration 90 minutes

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HSR panel discussion – making positive safety change in the workplace

This webinar covers the importance of sun protection, how to protect your skin, how to improve workers’ behaviours around sun protection and the importance of early detection of skin cancer specifically relating to the workplace.

Presented by Jessica Munday from Unions Tasmania
Date Thursday 29 October
Time 10am
Duration 30 minutes

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Management of respirable silica dust in the workplace

This webinar explains what respirable crystalline silica is, examples of activities that give rise to it and the health risks of being exposed to it. It explains critical control measures for reducing exposure and risks from any exposure, include scenarios.

Presented by Anthony Warwick from WorkSafe Tasmania
Date Friday 30 October
Time 10am
Duration 45 minutes

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Creating a mentally healthy workplace starts with you – what, why and how

This webinar explores the role of the workplace in managing mental health issues in a post-COVID-19 world; and the legal, human and financial benefits of doing so. It will cover action steps to help you develop an integrated approach to managing workplace mental health and psychological

Presented by Wendy French from Talking about…Training
Date Friday 30 October
Time 2pm
Duration 60 minutes

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