WorkSafe WA Safety and Health Workshops in October

Western Australia's workplace health and safety regulator, WorkSafe, is conducting a number of workshops as part of its Safe Work October campaign. The workshops are designed for a wide audience including business owners, managers and supervisors as well as health and safety practitioners.

These workshops provide the opportunity to hear about contemporary health and safety issues from presenters who have extensive experience in the field. The workshops have a practical focus and participants are provided with tools and strategies that they can apply in the workplace.

The October 2015 program includes the following:

Tuesday 6 October 2015

  • Mental health in the workplace

Thursday 8 October 2015

  • Human and organisational factors in safety – the top 10 topics
  • Human factors in incident investigation

Tuesday 13 October 2015

  • Workplace wellbeing programs – introduction
  • Safety Leadership: Strategic collaborative improvements

Thursday 15 October 2015

  • The risk and costs of manual injuries in construction
  • Managing personal safety and health in high stress environments

Tuesday 20 October 2015

  • Workplace safety is good business
  • Workplace wellbeing programs – advanced

Thursday 22 October 2015

  • Safe handling and storage of chemicals
  • The risk and costs of manual injuries in construction - Repeat session

Tuesday 27 October 2015

  • Workplace safety is good business – Repeat session
  • From workers’ compensation to wellbeing

The cost for each session is $40 plus a booking fee of about $3. Bookings close 30 September 2015.

Further information and online registration is available on the WorkSafe website at https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe/safety-and-health-workshops-2015