Sydney Safety Conference & Show – Daily Wrap Up – 3

Reported by Angela | 27 Oct, 2011

There was a lot to hear, see and do at the Sydney Safety Conference & Show today – as there has been each day. Some of the topics covered today included the emerging area of managing mental health issues in the workplace; managing the long-term injured employee; and several small sessions looking at safety technologies …

Sydney Safety Conference & Show – Daily Wrap Up – 2

Reported by Angela | 26 Oct, 2011

All in all, today was a much better collection of speakers, presentations and workshops. What are we to make of our workplace health and safety programs? The first keynote speaker, Professor Andrew Hopkins, of the Australian National University asked “What Are We to Make of Safe Behaviour Programs”? He talked at length about the fallacy of mono-causal …

Sydney Safety Conference & Show 2011 – Daily Wrap Up

Reported by Angela | 25 Oct, 2011

The 2011 Safety Conference in Sydney presented by the Safety Institute of Australia, got off to a great start today with a presentation by Dr Adam Fraser addressing the need to become fully engaged safety professionals in the workplace; and how our own behaviours can affect the behaviours of those around us. According to several participants it …