Free Education Program

2018 Free Education Program

 

The Free Education Program by industry experts will cover important and insightful information. With two spotlight areas, the program is split between the Health Hub and the Safety Spot.

 

Health Hub
Discover a multitude of ways to keep your staff happy, healthy and safe.

 

Safety Spot
Discover advances in technology, training, industry codes and more in these insightful presentations – designed to keep your knowledge up-to-date and your staff safe.

 

All presentations are FREE to attend and last for 45 minutes.

Register today and for just a few hours out of the office, you will obtain information that you can use daily within your team.

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 WEDNESDAY 23 MAY 2018

10.00am – 10.45am

     Wednesday 23 May

Show Floor

Samuel Eddy, Open Change

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MANAGING STRESS & ANXIETY – WAYS TO HELP YOUR TEAM 

 

Join Samuel as he walks you through how to identify the signs and symptoms of a work-stressed or anxious team member and hear valuable advice on how to help and talk to someone in your team who may be suffering. In this presentation, you will obtain expert advice and discover useful ways in which you can reduce work stress and anxiety within your team.

 

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11.00am – 11.45am

     Wednesday 23 May

Show Floor

Adrian Manessis, myosh

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HOW DOES WORK SAFETY IMPACT PERFORMANCE, PROFIT AND CULTURE? – THE FACTS AND THE FIGURES 

 

Successful safety management systems have produced, often dramatic results in KPIs. Hear from Adrian as he attempts to answer how KPI improvements affect the bottom line, how can we change the culture of safety and how does that affect performance? What are the principles behind ISO45001 and how will organisations benefit? Plus, how do other key improvements influence costs associated with injuries, insurance, productivity and risk?

 

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12.00pm – 12.45pm

     Wednesday 23 May

Show Floor

Nick Tindley, FCB Workplace Law and FCB HR

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MENTAL ILLNESS – KNOWING YOUR RIGHTS AS AN EMPLOYER 

 

Obtain expert legal advice on mental health and how to address it in your workplace. As an employer, should you simply focus on the legal perspective – or, should you adopt a more holistic approach to reduce the chances of your workers developing mental health problems? This seminar will examine the indicators of mental health in the workplace, the applicable legal landscape, employer obligations and what these mean in practise, and how best to manage your duty of care.

 

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1.00pm – 1.45pm

     Wednesday 23 May

Show Floor

Kosta Nicolaou, PAN Software

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GET TO KNOW YOUR SAFETY RISKS ON A FIRST NAME BASIS – HOW TECHNOLOGY IS DRIVING A CHANGE IN SAFETY

 

Discover how advancements in software is giving rise to a mobile workforce enabling best practice to collaborate, share information and have meaningful conversations, all culminating to drive perpetual change in the DNA of safety.

 

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2.00pm – 2.45pm

     Wednesday 23 May

Show Floor

Dr Sarah Curtis, Vitality Works

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR STAFF HEALTHY 

 

Dr Sarah Curtis will challenge the thinking that your employees will be more engaged and have greater productivity through digital services alone. How can you deliver effective wellbeing services digitally, whilst ensuring people are interacting with people? Learn strategies to ensure that your health, safety wellbeing investment will provide a robust and tangible return for your organisation in 2018.

 

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3.00pm – 3.45pm

     Wednesday 23 May

Show Floor

Richard Millar, Working at Height Association

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WAHA INDUSTRY CODE FOR HEIGHT SAFETY INSTALLATIONS – A PATHWAY TO HIGHER QUALITY STANDARDS

 

The Working at Height Association has developed an ‘Industry Code’ for installations that seeks to draw the key elements of the Regulations, Standards and the Code of Practice together and provide more specific guidance on what facility managers and asset owners should expect, representations of best-practice and how to hold installation companies to account. Find out more about the code and how to seek help in deciphering it.

 

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4.00pm – 4.45pm

     Wednesday 23 May

Show Floor

Chris Hargreaves, Practical Podiatry

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BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF LEG HEALTH & HOW IT IMPACTS YOUR EMPLOYEES 

 

Discover contributing factors that are leading to poor leg health and how it impacts your organisation. In this session, you will learn methods to take away and implement within your business so you can educate your employees on the prevention of venous disease.

 

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 THURSDAY 24 MAY 2018

9.30am – 10.15am

     Thursday 24 May

Show Floor

Pete Jensen, Generative HSE

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HOW DO YOU BUILD PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY? 

 

Psychological Safety has become both a legal requirement as well as a cultural and performance imperative, yet where do you start, how do you go about it and how will you know if it’s working? This presentation will provide a clear definition of Psychological Safety and illustrate the difference between taking a systemic approach versus implementing ad hoc wellbeing incentives, along with case studies and practical tips you can apply in your workplace.

 

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10.30am – 11.15am

     Thursday 24 May

Show Floor

Craig Williams, Australian Industrial Truck Association

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NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN FORKTRUCK SAFETY – DISCOVER WHY AUSTRALIA IS LEADING THE WORLD 

 

With the recent update and release of the Australian Standard for forktrucks, Australia leads the world in safety and operational requirements. Some of these include smart/logic controlled seat belts, tyre pressure monitoring and forward tipping stability. Craig will present what these are, what they mean and what impact these have on both the business owner and user alike. Also, learn what to look out for to ensure your truck is safe and compliant.

 

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11.30am – 12.15pm

     Thursday 24 May

Show Floor

Terry Wong, Move 4 Life

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HOW TO IMPLEMENT A SUSTAINABLE SYSTEM TO TACKLE SPRAIN & STRAIN INJURIES 

 

Learn how the implementation of a sustainable system can deliver long-term change, leading to fewer injuries, increased physical resilience and a shift in the culture towards taking personal responsibility for safety generally. The return on investment opportunity is significant. You will gain value for yourself and for your organisation in this engaging, participative session.

 

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12.30pm – 1.15pm

     Thursday 24 May

Show Floor

Sarah O’Leary, myosh

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CREATE, SHARE AND MANAGE SITE INDUCTIONS AND TRAINING WITH ONLINE LEARNING

 

Join Sarah as she discusses how organisations can use Online Learning Platforms to share course content, test for understanding, and automatically issue certificates and notifications. Discover how these web-based courses can help your business become more efficient and save time.

 

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1.30pm – 2.15pm

     Thursday 24 May

Show Floor

Merv Neal, Holistic Services Group (Aust)

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MEN’S HEALTH & WELLBEING – LOOKING AFTER YOUR EMPLOYEES

 

Do you have a large male workforce? By attending this presentation you will learn about Holistic Helath and discover insightful ways in which to better look after your male employees. You will take away a better understanding of what it means to be a “healthy man”, instead of “not a sick man”, along with some practical hints and tips that are relevant to a man’s personal and work life.

 

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2.30pm – 3.15pm

     Thursday 24 May

Show Floor

John Darcy, Master Builders Association of Victoria

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FULLY IMMERSIVE SIMULATION TRAINING – WHAT IT IS & WHY IT WORKS

 

Learn from John as he discusses how consistent, repeated opportunities to practise leadership skills in multiple realistic scenarios will lead to significant change in leadership behaviours in the workplace. Hear how fully immersive simulation training is changing the way people THINK, ACT and BEHAVE in the workplace and discover how you could implement this into your organisation.

 

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* Program subject to change.