Bairnsdale Health and Safety Month conference

This event is presented by WorkSafe Victoria.

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Schedule

7:00am to 8:50am: Construction breakfast

Musculoskeletal injury is the leading cause of serious compensable injury in Victoria's building and construction industry, accounting for around 65% of claims. WorkSafe inspectors will talk about the key issues and prevention strategies, including the correct selection and safe use of ladders.

9:00am to 10:00am: Workplace bullying prevention programs - Bully Zero Australia Foundation

The damage caused by workplace bullying and its associated costs can be prevented. Bully Zero Australia Foundation (BZAF), together with WorkSafe Victoria, has developed a comprehensive workplace bullying prevention program to minimise conflict and bullying in the workplace.

10:30am to 11:30am: Delta-V Experts - Quad bikes

Dr Shane Richardson is a founding partner and director of Delta-V Experts, an expert accident investigation, forensic engineering and workplace safety solutions consultancy.
He will talk about the work Delta-v Experts do, his experience with quad bikes and what rural operators need to consider.

11:30am to 12:30pm: Returning to work from sprains and strains - Is the work safe? Do I feel Safe?

This interactive presentation and discussion will focus on the role of occupational health and safety activities to enable people to return to work following a musculoskeletal injury.

12:30pm to 1:00pm: Networking lunch (provided)


When

Thursday, 20 October 2016 from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM (AEDT) 

Where

Bairnsdale RSL, 2 Bairnsdale-Forge Creek Road, Bairnsdale VIC 3875 - View Map