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What’s on this week for Safe Work Month

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll be aware that October is Safe Work month across the country. SafeWork Australia has out together an impressive range of seminars and activities – here’s what’s coming up:

What’s on this week in the Virtual Seminar Series (VSS)

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to lead in a challenging environment or about the relationship between workplace health and safety and productivity? Then participate in the VSS live panel discussion at 10:30 am (AEDT) on Friday 24 October.

The other items to check out this week are:

Monday 20 October
10am – Leadership in the transport industry “An unsafe business is NOT a business”—Rod Maule and CEO Transdev Australasia Jonathan Metcalfe

Monday 20 October
2pm – Road transport case study: Transport Safety Network—provided by the National Road Safety Partnership Program

Tuesday 21 October
10am – Road transport case study: Toll NQX—provided by the National Road Safety Partnership Program

Tuesday 21 October
2pm – Road transport data – the big picture—infographic by Safe Work Australia

Wednesday 22 October
10am – Road transport case study: Hanson—provided by the National Road Safety Partnership Program

Thursday 23 October
10am – Road transport culture—infographic by Safe Work Australia

Thursday 23 October
2pm – The Skeleton Project: Phil Smith – Fletcher Jones —provided by the Victorian WorkCover Authority

Friday 24 October
10:30am – Live panel: Leadership and work health and safety in challenging working environments— featuring Ms Ann Sherry AO, Safe Work Australia Chair and CEO of Carnival Australia, Ms Diane Smith-Gander, Chairman of Transfield Services and Ms Penny Bingham-Hall, Non-executive Director, DEXUS Property Group and BlueScope Steel

Friday 24 October
2pm – Workplace health and safety, business productivity and sustainability—a research paper by the Centre for Workplace Leadership, Melbourne University.

*All times are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time

To view the presentations visit the Safe Work Australia – Virtual Siminar Series. To get involved in the live panel discussion visit http://livestream.ssc.gov.au/SWA/24october2014/. If you want to start a conversation in social media use #virtualWHS

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