Work health and safety professionals and business leaders are invited to come together to learn, network, and share ideas with other industry professionals at the Regional Information Sessions.
We'll be discussing powerline safety, managing respirable crystalline silica dust exposure in construction and manufacturing of construction elements and managing the risks of psychosocial hazards in the workplace.
You'll walk away with new ideas and practical strategies to implement in your workplace and have an opportunity to ask questions and connect with local inspectors and advisors.
Managing the risks of psychosocial hazards in the work Code of Practice 2022
The release of the Managing the risk of psychosocial hazards at work Code of Practice 2022 (the Code) along with amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulation, are important steps in keeping Queensland workplaces safe, healthy and productive.
In this session Workplace Health and Safety Queensland provides information on The Managing the risk of psychosocial hazards at work Code of Practice 2022 (the Code). The following will be included as part of an overview of the Code:
- types of common psychosocial hazards
- how psychosocial hazards and risks can be controlled or managed
- duty holder obligations
- what is reasonably practicable
- tools and resources.
Powerline safety: Look up and live
Accidental contact with powerlines can kill instantly. Australian Work Health and safety professional of the year, Glen 'Cookie' Cook puts powerline safety laws into easily understood terms. Engaging with all levels of business, from senior managers, project managers, designers, planners, machinery operators and field staff. The presentation will also demonstrate the features of the award winning 'Look up and Live' app.
Managing respirable crystalline silica dust exposure in construction and manufacturing of construction elements Code of Practice 2022
Australia's first silica dust code of practice for the construction industry commenced in Queensland on 1 May 2023. It applies to all construction work as well as the manufacturing of materials such as bricks, blocks, tiles, mortar and concrete. It gives practical guidance on how to protect workers by eliminating or minimising their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. This session will provide an overview of the key requirements of the code and practical examples for better understanding.
Event close and opportunity to network