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Hospital Safety
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Pandemic
CSG March 2021 Presenter: Christina Rennick, General Manager Health, Safety and Wellbeing, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne

Hospital safety during the pandemic

Presentation by: Christina Rennick, General Manager, Health Safety & Wellbeing, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne

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When the Covid-19 crisis exploded just over a year ago, the demand for special safety measures in our hospitals was massive, sudden and urgent. Christina Rennick, General Manager Health, Safety and Wellbeing at Melbourne’s St Vincent’s Hospital, gave a presentation via Zoom on 9 March about how her workplace responded.
The hospital has a big and complex structure, a workforce of 7,000, and a large number of patients and visitors to protect. Beyond implementing large-scale basic requirements for Covid protection, the safety team had to develop new rules and systems, learn from experience and adapt. This has been ongoing as knowledge of the coronavirus unfolds and the situation in the community changes.
Christina spoke not only about physical safety measures, but also the need to monitor and manage the wellbeing of people in the hospital system during this time.

The presenter:

Christina Rennick has worked in the Occupational Health and Safety field for over 25 years. She has been in her current role as General Manager Health, Safety and Wellbeing at Melbourne’s St Vincent’s Hospital for nearly six years. Before that, she was with Mercy Health and held different roles in a number of other organisations, starting out in the health industry then later returning to it. Christina started her career as an Occupational Therapist and, with the ergonomic work she still undertakes, has retained her registration. She is also a Committee member of Central Safety Group.

 
 

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OHS Without
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helping
overseas

CSG June 2022 Zoom event - Presenter: Jason Green, President, Australian branch - Workplace Health Without Borders



OHS Without Borders – Helping Overseas

Presented by Presented by Jason Green, President, Australian branch - Workplace Health Without Borders

Tuesday 14 June 2022, noon
CSG Zoom Lunchtime Presentation
Non-Members welcome to attend

OHS without borders – helping overseas
There are 3 billion workers in the world - and around 2 billion of them work in unhealthy and unsafe conditions. Millions die each year from workplace causes, and hundreds of millions are incapacitated by occupational injuries and disease.
Do you want an opportunity to make a difference? We now have an Australian branch of Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB), which is seeking members and volunteers.
Jason Green, President of the Australian branch, will talk on 14 June about the work done by WHWB around the world in countries where help is needed to create healthier and safer workplaces.
He will discuss what the Australian branch is doing, and how people can support its existing programs. There is also a need to develop further projects, potentially in countries in the Pacific region.
If you think you could contribute ideas, expertise, knowledge and skills to improve the health of workplaces overseas, this talk will interest you.


About the Speaker:

Jason Green has over 27 years’ experience in the health, safety and environment fields in a variety of industries including construction, property, industrial, utilities, health, mining, education and consulting.
He is currently a Principal Consultant with Greencap in Sydney as a specialist in occupational hygiene. Jason is a Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH)® and Full Member of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygiene (AIOH).
He holds a science degree and a master’s degree in Occupational Hygiene Practice.

Date: Tuesday 14 June 2022
Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
How: Online via Zoom.
N.B. A video recording of the session will be available on the website exclusively for financial members.
Cost: Financial members* free. Others $15
[Individual membership fee: $75. In 2022 this includes a free 12-month subscription to Kevin Jones' SafetyatWorkBlog valued at $250]
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   RSVP: COB Monday 13 June 2022.
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The Zoom event link will be emailed upon confirmation of payment.

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