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Events Aplenty During Safe Work Month

19-Oct-2017
October is Safe Work Month and Resource Industry Network encourages the resources industry to attend a number of events occurring in Mackay that focus on improving the safety and work environment across the resources industry.

Safe Work Month is about committing to improving work health and safety and remembering our most important reasons for staying safe at work. This year’s theme is “Sharing safety knowledge and experience benefits everyone”.

Resource Industry Network Director and Work Place Health and Safety Committee Chair Mick Crowe said “the resources industry is committed to the safety and wellbeing of its workers”.

Mr Crowe continued “it is important for our industry to make time to attend these events as safety is critical in our member’s day to day activities. These events will provide attendees with opportunities to refresh WH&S knowledge and take with them practical solutions to further improve the safety of their workplaces”.
The details of the events are;

RAAG Chain of Responsibility Seminar

Road Accident Action Group will be hosting a seminar to discuss new Chain of Responsibility laws, and to educate participants on the role supply chain has in ensuring heavy vehicle safety.

Date: Wednesday 25th October
Where: MECC - Alfred St, Mackay
Time: 8:30am - 1pm
Cost: $25

Safe Work Month Mackay Breakfast

RIN, along with the Office of Industrial Relations invites leaders and safety professionals to the Mackay Safe Work Month breakfast forum. Attendees will hear from Mental Health Ambassador Libby Trickett and keynote speaker, futurist Charles Brass and will feature a number of local industry case studies.

Date: Thursday 26 October 2017
Where: MECC - Alfred St, Mackay
Time: 6:45am - 9:35am
Cost: $88

Grapevine SafeTalk

Grapevine is running SafeTalk training. SafeTalk is presented by Livingworks’ qualified trainers and provides educational and factual information that encourages suicide alertness and promotes suicide-safer communities.

Date: Thursday 26th October
Where: MECC - Alfred St, Mackay
Time: 10am
Cost: Free

To find out more information about these events or for further information, be sure to check out the Resource Industry Network events page.