Program Virtual Seminar Series

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Themes and topics Go live Format Seminar Speaker or Contributor
1–2 October
Introduction 1 Oct, 10 am Video, 5 mins Official launch: National  Safe Work Month and the Virtual Seminar Series Michelle Baxter, CEO Safe Work Australia
Productivity 2 Oct, 10 am Video, 11 mins Keynote address: safe, healthy and productive Ann Sherry AO, Chair Safe Work Australia
5–9 October Mental Health Week
Small business 6 Oct, 11 am Live panel and online Q&A, 1.5 hours Becoming a mentally healthy small business

Carolyn Davis, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Introductory speaker)
Ann Sherry AO, Chair Safe Work Australia
Georgie Harman, beyondblue
Leanne Faulkner, Entrepreneur

Productivity 7 Oct, 10 am Video, 2 mins + Resources Heads Up: The business case for creating a mentally healthy workplace Heads Up Alliance
Return to work 8 Oct, 10 am Recorded webinar, 1 hour Effective return to work coordination: Options and best practice Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Musculoskeletal disorders 9 Oct, 10 am Video, 10 mins Minimising musculoskeletal disorders SafeWork SA
Front line workers 9 Oct, 3 pm Infographic Infographic: The national perspective: Work-related mental disorders Safe Work Australia
12–16 October Supply chains and the construction industry
Supply chains 12 Oct, 10 am Video, 1 hour Championing work health and safety through supply chains: Challenges and opportunities Bureau of Meteorology
Construction 12 Oct, 3 pm Video, 2 mins Voids in house construction: Video safety alert SafeWork NSW (formerly WorkCover NSW)
Supply chains
13 Oct, 3 pm Live panel and online Q&A, 1.5 hours Construction: work design in complex supply chains

Mark Goodsell, AiGroup (Introductory speaker)
Mark McCabe, WorkSafe ACT
Helen Lingard, RMIT
Ross Trethewy, Lend Lease

Supply chains 14 Oct, 10 am Recorded webinar, 1 hour Elevating road safety to a corporate and community priority National Road Safety Partnership Program
Construction 14 Oct, 3 pm Video, 12 mins The right start: building safe work for young workers Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Supply chains 15 Oct, 10 am Video, 12 mins Networking your work health and safety priorities with Better Work Tasmania WorkSafe Tasmania
Construction 15 Oct, 3 pm Infographics Infographics: Hotspots in the construction industry WorkSafe Victoria
Supply chains 16 Oct, 10 am Video, 1 hour Supply chains and workers' health and safety

Michael Borowick, ACTU (Introductory speaker)
Ged Kearney, ACTU
Michael Quinlan, UNSW
Christian Frost, News Corp Australia

Construction 16 Oct, 3 pm Infographic Infographic: The national perspective: fatalities and serious injuries in contruction Safe Work Australia
19–23 October Safe design and the manufacturing industry
Manufacturing 19 Oct, 10 am Video, 10 mins Full Circle: A work health and safety evolution SafeWork NSW (formerly WorkCover NSW)
Safe design 19 Oct, 3 pm Video, 10 mins Safe fleets are better business National Road Safety Partnership Program
Safe design
20 Oct, 11 am Live panel and online Q&A, 1.5 hours Designing safe machinery

Andrew Dettmer, National President of the AMWU (introductory speaker)
Peter Dunphy, SafeWork NSW
Liz Bluff, Australian National University
Wes Wilkinson, Work Systems Technology

Manufacturing 21 Oct, 10 am Infographics Infographics: Hotspots in the manufacturing injury WorkSafe Victoria
Productivity 21 Oct, 3 pm Video, 5 mins Work health. Influencing the supply chain through partnerships Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Substances 22 Oct, 10 am Video, 10 mins Working safely with chemicals SafeWork SA
Substances 22 Oct, 3 pm Video, 30 mins Dangers of diesel fumes for business Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists
Small business 23 Oct, 10 am Motion graphic, 5 mins What small business wants (Regulator communications based on evidence) SafeWork NSW (formerly WorkCover NSW)
Manufacturing 23 Oct, 3 pm Infographic Infographic: The national perspective: fatalities and serious injuries in the manufacturing industry Safe Work Australia
26–30 October Safe design of work and work processes
Work design 26 Oct, 10 am Video, 10 mins Case study: Good work through effective design Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Work design 26 Oct, 3 pm Video and online Q&A, 2 hours Good work design and applying it to psychosocial risks Professor Sharon Parker
Work design
27 Oct, 3 pm Live panel and online Q&A, 1.5 hours Driving good work – the role of the accidental design professional

Peta Miller, Safe Work Australia (Introductory speaker)
Geoff Hurst, Engineers Australia
Barbara McPhee, Ergonomist
Peter Holmes, National Australia Bank

Work design 28 Oct, 10 am Video, 30 mins Good work through effective leadership Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
Construction 28 Oct, 3 pm Video, 5 mins Benefits of planning and scheduling in house construction SafeWork NSW (formerly WorkCover NSW)
Work design / supply chains 29 Oct, 10 am Recorded webinar, 1 hour Effective Load Restraint National Road Safety Partnership Program
Work design 29 Oct, 3 pm Video, 20 mins Improving the risk management of musculoskeletal disorders: The need for a new approach Dr Jodi Oakman, La Trobe University
Supply chain 30 Oct, 10 am Video, 25 mins Not a croc - health and safety in the crocodile industry supply chain NT WorkSafe
Closing 30 Oct, 3 pm Video, 12 mins The Agile Leader – engaging with risk Michelle Baxter
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