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HSRs -
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CSG May 2023 speaker: Mike Craig: HSRs - partners in safety

HSRs - Partners in safety

Presentation by: Mike Craig, HSR Support Officer, WorkSafe Victoria

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Health And Safety Representatives (HSRs), elected to represent their fellow employees, along with workplace Health and Safety Committees can make an important difference to workplace safety culture and outcomes.
Mike Craig, Health and Safety Representative Support Officer with WorkSafe Victoria, discussed how Safety Managers can assist in making these workplace safety roles and relationships as productive and constructive as possible in a lunchtime CSG presentation on 9 May.
Mike spoke about his role, which includes training, coaching and providing OHS legislative advice to Victorian HSRs as well as liaising and networking with a wide range of stakeholders.
Working inside a wide variety of workplaces, Mike witnesses the positive difference in safety outcomes from good collaboration and consultation between those representing the employers and those representing the employees.
His talk was followed by questions and discussion.

The presenter:

Mike Craig has had over 13 years’ experience in the area of health and safety as a manager, HSR and safety professional dealing with workplace health and safety matters. He joined WorkSafe Victoria four years ago, and prior to that his work included roles with Medibank, Origin Energy and Telstra.

 
 

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CSG April 2024 event - Troy Winn, WHS Manager, Simonds Group - A visual approach to inductions


A visual approach to inductions

Presented by: Troy Winn, WHS Manager, Simonds Group
Event: CSG Hybrid Lunchtime Presentation -via zoom or in person

Date: Tuesday 9 April 2024, noon
Non-Members welcome to attend

A visual approach to inductions
How do you move safety induction online yet keep it alive? Troy Winn will talk about how he met that challenge in a presentation on Tuesday, 9 April.
Troy, who is WHS Manager for the Simonds Group, recently completed a Masters in Ergonomics, Safety and Health at La Trobe University in Melbourne. His presentation is based on research he did in the Advanced Practice Stream as part of his postgraduate degree.
Working in the construction industry, Troy and his safety team were often investing several hours a week delivering safety inductions to site supervisors before they commenced a job. A high turnover of people and projects on sites made this a demanding commitment.
Troy will talk about a project to move this training online, where his role was to produce videos. He will outline the thinking and planning behind it, as well as the particular role of videos in making the induction more engaging and effective.
His presentation will include some of his safety induction videos, along with discussion about the various ideas, steps and lessons that went into making them.

About the Speaker:

Troy Winn has been WHS Manager for the Simonds Group since 2022. Prior to that he held national safety management roles in a number of construction companies.
He spent several years as State OHS Advisor for the Housing Industry Association.
Troy has also worked in the mental health, allied health, child care and aged care sectors. His experience includes roles in safety, wellbeing, workers compensation and risk management with organisations including Mind Australia, Blue Cross Aged Care and EACH healthcare services.
Troy completed his Masters in Ergonomics, Safety and Health at La Trobe University in October 2023.

Date: Tuesday 9 April 2024
Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where: Regus Yarra Room, 50th floor, 120 Collins Street, Melbourne
How: In person or online via Zoom -the link will be sent out on the afternoon of Monday 8 April
N.B. A video recording of the session will be available on the website exclusively for financial members.
Cost: Financial members* free. Others $15
RSVP: COB Monday 8 April 2024. Online using our RSVP form
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The Zoom event link will be emailed on the afternoon of Monday 8 April 2024.

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