Live Action Theatre

2018 LIVE ACTION THEATRE PROGRAM

A series of free events will explore some of the hottest topics in OHS for 2018, including sexual harassment in the workplace, live question and answers with OHS professionals and live theatre focusing on risk assessment, hazard awareness and speaking up. These events offer the perfect opportunity to learn, discuss and collaborate about relevant and sometimes taboo issues in the workplace. Bring your colleagues and interact with industry professionals to discover brand new, innovative safety solutions you can implement in your workplace.

WEDNESDAY 23 MAY

11:00AM – 11:45AM

Lessons Learnt from the Robert Doyle Sexual Harassment Case

Moderator:
Gay Alcorn, Melbourne Editor, The Guardian

 

Speakers:
Stephen Mayne, Former City of Melbourne Councillor
Nicola Keating, Lead Campaigner, Respect is the Rule
Paul Burke, Special Counsel, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers
Coral Ross, President, Australian Local Government Women’s Association (ALGWA)

 

Red wine, sexual harassment, the denial of natural justice and victim-blaming. What can OHS professionals learn from the case? Former City of Melbourne councillor, Stephen Mayne, the Australian Local Government Women’s Association President, Coral Ross and lead campaigner for Respect is the Rule, Nicola Keating, join an interactive panel. The discussion will encompass how widespread harassment has become, the roadblocks for people who’ve been harassed and how complaints should be handled.

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12:30PM – 1:00PM

Bullying: How Well Are You Conducting Your Workplace Investigations?

Amy Bell, Principal Workplace Relations Consultant, Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Thomas Page, Senior Workplace Relations Consultant, Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Part of running a business involves investigating employee grievances in a fair, thorough and impartial way. Conducting a bullying investigation is challenging and complex task, prone to errors that can end up making a bad situation worse. Join us for an interactive discussion between Amy Bell, Principal Workplace Relations Consultant and Thomas Page, Senior Workplace Relations Consultant, of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry about the dos and don’ts of bullying investigations.

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1:00PM – 1:30PM

Mixed Reality in WH&S and Emergency Management

John Hummelstad, CEO, Concept Safety Systems (CSS)
Andreas Deakin, Principal Consultant, Concept Safety Systems (CSS)

 

In today’s world, it feels like we have information at our fingertips. But major data gaps still exist and data about buildings and public facilities is one of them. Concept Safety Systems (CSS) has changed the way they deliver training for WH&S and Emergency Management and invite you to participate in a learning experience by “virtually” putting attendees into an emergency situation and extinguishing a fire. In this session, CSS will demonstrate site-specific, spatially-accurate digital floor plans; mixed reality emergency simulations; online fire and evacuation training programs; and online site induction programs.

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1:45PM – 2:45PM

Ask Renata: Keeping the Relationship Between OHS Reps and Employers Healthy

Renata Musolino, OHS Information Officer, Victorian Trades Hall Council

 

The sometimes fiery relationships between OHS representatives and employer are fraught with challenges but rich with opportunity. Show goers will have the chance to pitch their own questions about the role of OHS rep live to the Victorian Trades Hall Council’s legendary Renata Musolino while she and her colleagues stream the “Ask Renata” webinar from the show.

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3:00PM – 4:00PM

Probuild: Humanising Safety – Tapping into the Emotional Drivers of Behavioural Change

Sarah Cuscadden, Group HSE Manager, Probuild
Kerrie Brown, Head of Experience, Jaxzyn

 

Sarah Cuscadden and Kerrie Brown will be sharing activities and insights from the Probuild Building Safety Greatness Program, on how to communicate effectively when it comes to safety. This interactive session will introduce you to a different way of identifying what it is that your employees value about safety, and how you can develop contemporary approaches to improve health and safety outcomes.

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THURSDAY 24 MAY

10:30AM – 11:00AM

ACT Australia Session 1: Truckin’ – Risk Assessment, Hazard Awareness and the Culture of Speaking Up

Nicchia Schutt-Toleman, National Leadership and Risk Manager, ACT Australia and New Zealand

 

ACT Australia and New Zealand offers a window into global best practice in industrial theatre-based learning at the Workplace Health & Safety Show

 

Part A: Truckin’ – a high-impact piece using theatre as a catalyst to raise importance of risk assessment, hazard awareness and culture of speaking up. Used in Australia by Wesfarmers, Shell and Skilled, this powerful and emotional piece, will include the ‘bear pit’, a device used to practice actual interventions to allow participants to engage in the impact of not intervening.

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11:00AM – 12:00PM

ACT Australia Session 2: The Skills Needed to Build an Agile Team and Why It Is so Important

Nicchia Schutt-Toleman, National Leadership and Risk Manager, ACT Australia and New Zealand

 

Enhance your leadership skills with ‘Improv’, once found in an actors-only world but now a part of essential skills-building for Agile Leadership

 

Part B: How do I develop Agile teams? Improvisation – key to the arsenal of actors, is also essential for Leaders in today’s environment, and the world of VUCA. We explore how to respond to the world of VUCA – Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity –  and how that translates into organisations. A set of agile leadership skills combined with design thinking exercises to offer the foundation for the mindsets and behaviours all professionals need today.

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1:00PM – 1:45PM

Practical & Effective Ergonomics Programs – Six Tips You Can Implement Tomorrow

Ted Dohrmann, Managing Director, Dohrmann Consulting

 

Join Ted Dohrmann from Dohrmann Consulting as he shares some lessons learned from when it all went wrong. Hear valuable insights and key steps needed to create ergonomics programs in your business that deliver consistently great safety outcomes. You will learn what a quality, evidence-based ergonomics program looks like and you’ll be provided you with six ergonomics improvement tips that you can implement immediately.

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2:15PM – 3:00PM

Leveraging the Latest Technologies for Inducting Your Workforce and Suppliers

Sandy Cable, Business Partnerships Manager, Work Metrics

 

New technology has opened the gates for enhanced ways of inducting your workforce and suppliers on site. See how augmented reality and virtual reality can enhance site specific inductions, techniques to qualify the performance of suppliers and how to leverage the latest technologies for contractor and employee engagement and management.

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