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WorkSafe Victoria Health and Safety Month 2023 free webinars

October is here, so that means it's Health and Safety Month. Once again Worksafe Victoria is running a series of free 45-minute webinars, ranging from practical tips on specific topics to broader discussions on important issues in the workplace. Just like our CSG events, you can attend these seminars via zoom, but you must regsiter in advance. Details can be found at

A few of the highlights are:
October 23: Work-related gendered violence including sexual harassment; Managing exposure to silica in the construction Industry

October 24: Victoria's economic transformation – impact on workplace safety. One of the speakers is Narelle Beer, Executive Director, Health and Safety, WorkSafe Victoria, who gave the keynote address at our 60th anniversary celebration last year.

October 24: WorkSafe's priorities to reduce workplace harm in construction

October 25: Recovery and return to work following a mental injury at work; WorkSafe 101 for teachers - preparing young people for safe work*

October 26: How to influence health and safety outcomes; Using systems thinking to uncover the factors driving manual handling and mental injury in Victoria's public hospitals

October 26: Supporting HSRs to complete a successful Provisional Improvement Notice. One of the presenters is CSG member Mike Craig, who also gave a presentation to us in May this year (HSRs - Partners in safety)

October 27: Best practice risk management for hazardous manual handling and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs); How to prepare a safe work method statement for high-risk construction work**

Further details on the speakers and topics, as well as registration for the webinars, are available on the WorkSafe website here:

*For more on this topic, we had a wonderful presentation in July from Amy Lynes: Facing a rise in customer aggression

**Before venturing into the hot topic of construction safety, don't forget to attend our event on 10 October presented by Prof. Helen Lingard: Changing OHS culture in construction

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