Safe Work Month 2022
The Western Australian government believes that every person who goes to work deserves to come home healthy and safe. WorkSafe, part of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, is committed to supporting healthy and safe workplaces for the WA community, industry and the resources sector. In October WorkSafe highlights ways you can develop and maintain healthy and safe workplaces.
This year’s Safe Work Month will feature on-demand videos, podcasts and live webinars with a focus on health and safety for both the mining and petroleum industries and general workplaces.
The theme "WHS – think physical, think psychological” is a reminder that under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws psychosocial is as important as physical.
Health and safety representatives, managers, supervisors, safety professionals and workers in all industry sectors are encouraged to register.
See presentations from safety leaders and inspectors on:
Workplace health and safety
- Crane safety
- Investigation 2021-22 statistics
Mines health and safety:
- Gendered violence and mental health: Reporting
- Overview of WorkSafe Mines Safety
- Mine safety management plans
- Principal hazard management plans
- Other management plans in the WHS (Mines) Regulations
- Vehicle safety
Petroleum health and safety:
- Integrating human factors into the risk management of major accident events and incidents
Hear from safety leaders and inspectors on
Workplace health and safety
- Asbestos safety
- Consultation: Controlling psychosocial hazards in the workplace
- Safety champion: Safety on a family owned farm
- Silicosis in benchtop fabrication
- Succession plan: Using the knowledge and skills of the older generation of farmers to implement safer work practices
- Then and now: Changes to the future in agriculture – How does the new legislation apply to you
- What to expect when a WorkSafe inspector investigates for psychosocial hazards
- Where are you now: Working alone or in isolation on farms
Mines health and safety
- Gendered violence and mental health: What sites need to do and responsibilities
Also sign up to watch and participate in our live webinars:
- Regulating WHS
- Incident notification
- Think psychosocial
An easy way to get involved is by:
- registering for our free virtual events taking place throughout October. By registering you will have 24/7 access to free on-demand videos and podcasts with a focus on health and safety.
- registering to participate in live webinars.
- using our Safe Work Month campaign kit to promote your support of Safe Work Month in the workplace.
- attending the Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards ceremony recognising outstanding solutions and innovations to specific workplace health and safety problems in Western Australia – register now
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