Horsham Health and Safety Month conference

This event is presented by WorkSafe Victoria.


When

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 from 7:00AM to 11.15AM (AEST)

Where

Community Room and Function Room, Horsham Golf Club, 304 Golf Course Road Horsham - View Map

Breakfast provided.


Schedule

7:00am - 7.30am: Doors open



7:30am - 8:50am: Small Business Breakfast – Introduction to WorkSafe

Are you a small business owner? We know that managing a business is more than a full-time job and that workplace safety is just one of your priorities.

Let WorkSafe Victoria help during this breakfast session where we cover:

  • what an inspector looks for
  • returning to work
  • insurance and premiums
  • OH&S (Occupational Health & Safety) business essentials

Ask questions during this interactive morning and discover practical ways to improve safety in your workplace.


9:00am to 10.00am: BULLY ZERO™ Workplace Bullying Prevention Program

As experts in the area of bullying prevention, management, advocacy and policy, BULLY ZERO™ has developed an evidence-based program designed to assist organisations to meet legislative requirements and ensure a safe and healthy workplace for their employees, contractors and other persons.

Topics covered include:

  • Bullying v performance management,
  • Employee and employer rights and responsibilities,
  • Bystander phenomenon,
  • Legislation,
  • Strategies
  • Contacts

10.00am - 10.15am: Morning tea served


10:15am - 11.15am: Supporting workplace mental health and wellbeing

Victorian's spend around a third of their time at work which is why mental health and wellbeing strategies have never been more important in our worplaces.

A positive workplace can improve morale, reduce absenteeism and increase productivity, which is good for everyone. 

The WorkSafe WorkWell program is a website and online toolkit offering practical steps to create healthier, more positive workplaces that promote good mental health and prevent mental injury or illness.

The WorkWell program provides resources, actions and steps that can be tailored to your small to medium sized workplace. Find out how businesses are already utilising the toolkit and how you can benefit.