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Managing Workplace Psychosocial Risks for Government


November 7th, 2024 / Online
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Overview


Understand your obligations under the WHS Act and mitigate psychosocial hazards and risks in your workplace

• Gain a deep understanding of psychosocial hazards and risks in the workplace
• Understand the Work, Health and Safety (WHS) Act, legislation in each State, and obligations for duty holders
• Learn how to conduct psychosocial risk assessments and manage control measures
• Implement psychosocial safety procedures in your organisation and prevent future incidents

Speakers


Dr Tessa Bailey


Dr. Tessa Bailey, a registered psychologist, holds a PhD in worker psychological health and safety, earning the prestigious 2019 Ian Davey Award for her outstanding thesis at the University of South Australia. With expertise in human resource management, injury prevention, and injury management, Dr. Bailey served as a Research Fellow at UniSA, contributing to the Australian Workplace Barometer project. Passionate about applied practice, she founded The OPUS Centre for Psychosocial Risk, collaborating with industry partners to develop integrated workforce health and safety systems. As a consultant, Dr. Bailey empowers diverse organisations to create safe work environments that optimise both worker health and productivity.

Principal Consultant & Director
The Opus Centre

Agenda


Workshop

Understanding psychosocial hazards in the workplace

- Define the meanings of mental health, psychosocial risks, hazards, and safety

- Understand the direct correlation between mental health and professional success

- Identify common psychosocial hazards and risks at work

- Learn the difference between risk management vs wellbeing promotion


Employer obligations and responsibilities

- Understand the WHS Act and the legislation in each State, Territory and Government jurisdiction

- Identify key regulations and obligations for duty holders

- Learn your codes of practice and psychosocial regulations

- Understand the International standards and guidance material (45001 and 45003)


Learn risk assessments and control measures

- Learn how to conduct psychosocial risk assessments

- Define when a psychosocial risk assessment should be undertaken

- Learn control measures and how to test them


Implementing mitigation plans and measuring outcomes

- Unpack examples of established methods, models, and processes for creating psychologically healthy workplaces

- Techniques for effective training and supervision

- Understand ISO 45003 – Safety Management System

- Monitoring and evaluating the impact of mitigation strategies

  • Dr Tessa Bailey Principal Consultant & Director The Opus Centre

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