Watch a 2019 WorkSafe Month webinar by clicking on the videos below or going to our YouTube Channel (external link).
Hazardous manual tasks
IPAR Rehabilitation, presented by Ben Steicke
This webinar helps workers better understand their body in relation to their work and empowers them to make positive choices in their daily manual handling activities at work and home. It explores risk factors and manual tasks that can cause musculoskeletal stress and the early signs of this physical stress; and shows how to adjust the workplace and personal behaviours to avoid injury, reduce fatigue and increase comfort.
Mindful me: How to catch a curveball
Healthy Happy Staff, presented by Penni Lamprey
This webinar explores mindfulness as a way of being and living. It introduces the seven elements of a Mindful Me practice (including the now, acceptance, goals, compassion and the ego), and how together, they can increase wellbeing, resilience and the ability to catch life’s curveballs, at work and at home.
Happy hearts, peaceful minds: A new approach to improving mental health
Happy Ground Wellbeing, presented by Dr Ivan Zwart
This webinar explores the mental health benefits of the energetic heart. It explains what the energetic heart is, how to access it, and its effect on mental health. It teaches practical heart exercises to improve your mental health at work and home.
Emotional health through healthy conversations
Livepresent, presented by Anne Whatley-Dale
This webinar explains how to support yourself to be the best version of yourself in the different roles you have; and how to support the emotional health of others. It covers how work quality/productivity is impacted by how we feel; and the importance of communication and healthy conversations with ourselves and with others.
Understanding psychological injury
IPAR Rehabilitation, presented by Jordan Crouch
This webinar explains psychological injuries, how they can be prevented and treated, and psychological first aid. It will help employers with planning and managing return to work for workers with a psychological injury.
Healthy workplace: Understanding discrimination, your rights and responsibilities
Equal Opportunity Tasmania, presented by Jennie Gorringe
This webinar explains discrimination, stereotypes and unconscious bias, harassment and victimisation, and more. It explains the rights and responsibilities that everyone has, effective anti-discrimination strategies for your workplace, the role of Equal Opportunity Tasmania, and the Anti-Discrimination Act.
Working together to prevent exposure to asbestos fibres in order to eliminate asbestos-related disease in Australia
Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA)
This webinar explains the National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Awareness and Management, which aims to prevent exposure to asbestos fibres in order to eliminate asbestos-related disease in Australia. It presents findings from ASEA’s research into asbestos awareness, highlighting the need to improve asbestos awareness to influence attitudes and behaviours.
Clinical guideline for diagnosis and management of work-related mental health conditions
Presented by Professor Danielle Mazza, Department of General Practice, Monash University
This webinar provides an overview of the new GP Clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of work-related mental health conditions in general practice. Participants will learn about current best-practice approaches for assessment, diagnosis, management, and follow-up for patients with mental health conditions that have or may have arisen as a result of work.
Sun protection in the workplace
Cancer Council, presented by Ella French
This webinar explains why sun protection is important, how to protect your skin, and the importance of early detection, all specifically relating to the workplace.