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Safety in Action Virtual Conference • On-Demand Playback

Join us for a virtually delivered day of everything WHS

Dates for 2021 TBC

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Join us for the virtually delivered, high profile conference for Safety leaders & WHS professionals. As the premier conference of the year, the Safety in Action Conference brings together Safety leaders in the health and safety profession, to encourage global involvement and networking across the day.

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Erica Rubic

Manager Work Health and Well-Being, SafeWork NSW

Lt. John M. Weinstein

Commander - Strategic Planning and Outreach, Northern Virginia Community College Police Department

Louise Howard

Deputy Executive Director Health & Safety, Sydney Metro

Daryan Rosic

Occupational Psychologist, Xchanging

Kym Bancroft

Health and Safety Manager, Urban Utilities

Danielle Sinclair

Group WorkCover Manager, Mercy Health - Support Services

Dr Ana Goode

Research Fellow , School of Public Health, University Of Queensland

Bronwyn Reid

Speaker, Author and Small Business Mentor

Mark Alston

Principal Facilitator, Investigations Differently

David Hauser

Team Manager – Property Risk, Greencap

Marie-Claire Ross

Chief Corporate Catalyst & Founder, Trustologie

Nicki Milionis

Special Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright


9:10 am

Opening remarks from the Chair

Bronwyn Reid, Speaker, Author and Small Business Mentor

Workplace Safety Policy & Procedures

9:20 am

  • Presents an accessible and compelling methodology that can be used to evaluate the ability of an organization to meet its goals.
  • Identifies assets most critical to success
  • Identifies cost-effective strategic plans to prioritize and optimize agency performance
  • Provides an accessible and compelling means to support budget requests based on this methodology

9:50 am

Case Study: Safety Evolution – Best Practice for Developing an Evidence Based Safety Strategy

Kym Bancroft, Health and Safety Manager, Urban Utilities

10:20 am

Morning Break


10:50 am

How to Design and Implement an Effective Workplace Wellness Program

Dr Ana Goode, Research Fellow , School of Public Health, University Of Queensland

11:20 am

The Importance of Early Intervention and Collaboration to Create a Mentally Healthy Workplace

Erica Rubic, Manager Work Health and Well-Being, SafeWork NSW

11:50 am

  • Lessons learned
  • What practices should be implemented beyond the pandemic?
  • What has and hasn’t worked?
  • How can we safeguard against future impact on the workforce?

12:30 pm

Lunch Break


1:10 pm

RTW - Implementing an Early Intervention Approach

Danielle Sinclair, Group WorkCover Manager, Mercy Health - Support Services

1:40 pm

Return to Work During a Pandemic – Best practice WHS Response to Covid-19

Nicki Milionis, Special Counsel, Norton Rose Fulbright

2:10 pm

COVID-19 has shifted the value of the health and safety department. It’s no longer about “health and safety on the shopfloor.” Employees now value the WHS role for mental health and wellbeing advice both at home and work.

  • How employee expectations of WHS have shifted.
  • Four steps to reimagine and review the value of WHS.
  • How to operationalise WHS in a new way

2:40 pm

Afternoon Break


3:00 pm

  • Safety of Work risk assessments
  • Why it is important to utilise a learning approach to risk assessment
  • Why do we assess risk?
  • Code of Practice requirements.
  • Unknown vs Known risks.
  • Work Simulation.
  • Leaning the context of work.

3:30 pm

  • Managing a property is a complex and everchanging task and an important consideration for any Facility Manager is the provision of a safe and complaint workplace for all building occupants and visitors
  • A Facility Manager should understand their properties risk profile so they know where the risks may be within their property
  • This session will provide a brief summary on the major areas of risk within properties and provide high level control strategies to eliminate or mitigate these risks

4:00 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

4:10 pm

Close of Forum


Packages Price
2020 On-Demand Access$395+GST

Important • Virtual Pass bookings

For Virtual Pass bookings, please read below before proceeding:

  • All delegate registrations must use their own email address to ensure each delegate receives a unique password to join the digital event. You cannot use one email for multiple profiles.
  • If your company is not based in Australia, check the GST box on the next page as you are not required to pay GST.

Benefits of attending virtually

Why attend Safety in Action Virtual Conference Virtually?

Content is King: Enjoy Curated Content
With one day expert sessions and industry leading speakers, delve into expertly curated content that you won’t find anywhere else.

Accessible from your devices
Learning and networking is now at your fingertips – the conferences and matchmaking platform is accessible from your laptop, tablets or mobile devices

Time Efficient and Cost Saving
Save on travelling time and accommodation costs while getting in touch with industry professionals without geographical boundaries

Business Matchmaking Live
Connect and meet with fellow attendees from all over the world by taking advantage of the AI powered matchmaking within the virtual platform.

Live and On-Demand
Wherever you are in the world, view the presentations at your leisure – either live or on-demand you’ll never miss a session.

Engage with our expert speakers
Make the most of your virtual experience by keeping updated with the latest insights and discussions, all while engaging with speakers through live polls, Q&A and more!

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26 Oct 2021

Virtually Delivered Event

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