Ballarat Health and Safety Month conference 

This event was presented by WorkSafe Victoria.

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9:00am to 9:45am: Evolution of health and safety in football

Chris Grant, former AFL champion and newly appointed Director of Football at Western Bulldogs Football Club, will his draw from his years of experience to discuss the evolution of player well being and injury management in an elite sporting environment.

9:55am to 10:40am: Employee wellbeing

This workshop will focus on how you can proactively establish an employee wellbeing program in your workplace, and the positive impact this has on both employers and employees.

10:40am to 11:25am: Injury management and return to work best practice

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.

11:30am to 12:15pm: Management of occupational violence

Learn what you can do to reduce the risk of employees being exposed to occupational violence in the workplace. 

12:15pm to 12:45pm: Lunch (provided)

12:45pm to 1:30pm: Contractor management - what are your responsibilities?

An interactive workshop detailing your OH&S responsibilities in relation to contractor management and the development of effective contractor management systems.

1:30pm to 2:15pm: Industry safety update - legal update from an industry perspective

A presentation and discussion detailing key OH&S issues from an industry perspective.

2:15pm to 2:30pm: Wrap up and close


Wednesday, 12 October 2016 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (AEDT)


Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre, 613 Main Road, Ballarat, VIC 3280 - View Map