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Workshop: WorkSafe seminars (Bentley)
12 October 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The 2017 Safety and Health Workshops are aimed at anyone who is a business owner, employer, manager, supervisor, safety and health representative or an OSH manager.
You will have the opportunity to hear and learn from presenters with a wealth of occupational safety and health industry experience and expertise, as well as gain tools, techniques and strategies to take back to your workplace.
Morning session: Fatigue is more than feeling tired and drowsy. It can occur because of prolonged mental or physical activity, sleep loss and/or disruption of the internal body clock. This workshop will examine the science of sleep and the effects on mental and physical health. The workshop will also examine how fatigue impacts local commuting, office workers, construction, production and maintenance work, heat and hydration and occupational drivers.
Afternoon session: Andrew Sutherland will introduce the topic of human factors and its role in workplace safety, including:
- Focus on ensuring human reliability in safety critical tasks
- Understanding why and how people make mistakes
- Introduction to the factors that influence human performance
- Improving workplaces and equipment to prevent errors
For more information, see the event website.