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WorkSafe Month Webinars – Week 2

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WorkSafe Month Webinars – Week 2

This weeks webinars offers a number of interesting avenues of learning. Don’t forget to share these opportunities with your friends and colleagues too.

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:

  • Building resilience
  • Compliance bring you freedom
  • COVID-19 – employers’ legal obligations under the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 are non-negotiable
  • Alcohol and drug use in the workplace – it’s a health and wellbeing issue
  • Developing managers’ capabilities in supporting workplace mental health – looking after your workers and yourself
  • Supervisor’s guide to managing the injured worker
  • Psychological injury – towards safe and durable return to work
  • Protecting the mental health of small businesses during COVID-19 recovery
  • Powerful resilience – mental and physical health through heart and mind teamwork

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

Building resilience

This webinar focuses on mental health and stress management. It explains internal and external factors that influence our ability to cope; and how to build resilience so we can move through challenges. It provides tools and strategies to incorporate into your personal and professional daily life to reduce/manage stress and boost positive mental health.

Presented by Natasha Cloak from SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY
Date Monday 5 October
Time 10am
Duration 30 minutes

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Compliance brings you freedom

This webinar shows you how to set up and manage systems in your business for greater ‘freedom’. The benefits of such systems include improvements in worker safety, engagement and compliance, and risk management. It will help you shift from being reactive to proactive and will help you innovate and get through times of crisis using systems.

Presented by Hazel Smirlis from Compliance Lab
Date Monday 5 October
Time 2pm
Duration 45 minutes

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COVID-19 – employers’ legal obligations under the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 are non-negotiable

This webinar explores potential discrimination pitfalls that many employers are currently facing or may face well into the future as we start to come out of the tighter restrictions around COVID-19. It covers management practices/HR and recruitment.

Presented by Kristen Carroll from Lifeline Tasmania Inc
Date Tuesday 6 October
Time 10am
Duration 25 minutes

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Alcohol and drug use in the workplace – it’s a health and wellbeing issue

This webinar covers the connection between alcohol and drug use and mental health; and why it should be addressed in a workplace health and wellbeing framework. It covers evidence-based approaches of effective workplace education strategies and policy guidelines.

Presented by Dave Reynolds and Maurice Dawe from the Drug Education Network (DEN)
Date Tuesday 6 October
Time 2pm
Duration 60 minutes

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Developing managers’ capabilities in supporting workplace mental health – looking after your workers and yourself

This webinar examines how workplace conditions and experiences influence people’s mental health (particularly their experiences of stress and burnout). It presents simple ways to support the mental health of you and your workers.

Presented by Dr Megan Woods from the University of Tasmania
Date Wednesday 7 October
Time 10am
Duration 45 minutes

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Supervisor’s guide to managing the injured worker

This webinar explains the roles of those involved in the return to work process for an injured worker. It includes timeframes for recovery, how to manage and prepare the workplace for the return of the injured workers, how supervisors and work colleagues can impact the recovery process and the cost of not getting it right.

Presented by Angelina Lee from PhysioForward
Date Wednesday 7 October
Time 2pm
Duration 60 minutes

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Psychological injury – towards safe and durable return to work

This webinar provides an overview of the challenges faced and potential strategies that can be used in managing workplace psychological injury, including case studies to illustrate these.

Presented by Anne-Marie Dean and Ruth Feeger from the Tasmanian Association of Vocational Rehabilitation Providers (TAVRP)
Date Thursday 8 October
Time 2pm
Duration 60 minutes

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Protecting the mental health of small businesses during COVID-19 recovery

This webinar includes case studies, practical examples and resources to help small business and their stakeholders manage their mental health during the COVID-19 recovery phase.

Presented by Linda Sheahan from Beyond Blue and Yohana Franklin from Everymind
Date Friday 9 October
Time 10am
Duration 60 minutes

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Powerful resilience – mental and physical health through heart and mind teamwork

This webinar explores how the mind and heart can collaborate to increase resilience. It shows how having a peaceful mind improves mental health and relationships at work and home; and how a strong heart improves focus, attention and availability, therefore improving team cohesion and performance.

Presented by Klaus Baur from Heart2Heart Foundation
Date Friday 9 October
Time 2pm
Duration 60 minutes

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