Bendigo Health and Safety Month conference

This event was presented by WorkSafe Victoria.

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7:00am to 9:00am: 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.

9:30am to 10:30am: Young workers - employer and employee responsibilities

Young workers are particularly vulnerable. Find out what your responsibilities are to ensure a safe workplace as an employer and an employee.

10:45am to 11:15am: Overview of the OHS journey when transitioning from old to new hospital

We'll talk about the occupational health and safety journey when transitioning from a mix of healthcare services into one centralised $600 million dollar healthcare facility.

11:20am to 11:50am: Deceased bariatric management plan

This session will demonstrate the systems, tools and equipment used by healthcare workers and funeral directors to safely move deceased bariatric patients.

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


Thursday, 13 October 2016 from 7:00 AM to 12:30 PM (AEDT) 


Capital Theatre Complex and Engine Room Old Fire Station, 62 View Street VIC 3550 - View Map