Nominations open for the 2012 WorkSafe Victoria Awards

Reported by Haydee | 05 Jun, 2012

Nominations for the 2012 WorkSafe Victoria Awards are now open, and WorkSafe calls on people who have returned to work after a workplace injury, as well as those who have helped them to join. Lodging an application to the awards is very easy and takes just 10 minutes to do online. WorkSafe’s Return to Work …

Nominations open for 2012 Seacare Awards

Reported by Haydee | 28 May, 2012

Nominations are now open for the 2012 Seacare Awards. The Awards aim to recognise and acknowledge the positive and successful initiatives done by employers, operators, seafarers and others who are leading the way in best practice OHS, rehabilitation and return to work systems and programs. Nominations are encouraged from all employers, employees and others who …

Free workshop to achieve better return to work outcomes

Reported by Haydee | 02 Mar, 2012

WorkSafe will conduct a free two-hour workshop to assist employers with the tools they need to keep injured workers motivated during the return to work process on 15 March. The workshop will emphasize the importance of positive communication skills when dealing with injured workers returning to work. True stories on challenging cases that have ended …

WorkSafe to conduct Return to Work free workshop for employers

Reported by Haydee | 27 Jan, 2012

A free workshop which aims to give employers the tools they need to help injured workers back to work sooner will be conducted on February 16 in Melbourne’s west. Occupational Physiotherapist Nick Economos and psychologists Jacqui Stanford and Dr Peter Cotton will serve as speakers for this event. Each will share their industry experience and …