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ACTCOSS National Safety Month: WH&S eLearning Sign-up

ACT Council of Social Service Inc

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 at 6:30 pm - Monday, 3 December 2018 at 7:00 pm (AEDT)

ACTCOSS National Safety Month: WH&S eLearning Sign-up

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Complimentary Token Ended Free  

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Keen for some free WH&S training?

As a Work Safe Month special offer for ACTCOSS Members, we have 50 complimentary access tokens related to WH&S content on our e-Learning platform – with a limit of 5 per organisation.

Spread the word!

But do sign-up with us by October 31st, 2018, after which you will have till mid-November 2018 to do your training.

To register please visit: https://actcoss-national-safety-month-e-learning-tokens.eventbrite.com.au

WH&S relevant courses include:

  • Office Safety for Today’s Workplace (Australian WHS Harmonisation) – approx. 30mins
  • Maintaining a Harassment Free Office (tailored for employees or managers) – approx. 30mins
  • Workplace Mental Health (tailored for employees or managers) – approx. 20mins
  • Health and Hygiene Essentials for the Office – approx. 30mins
  • Performance & Wellbeing (tailored for employees or managers) – approx. 35mins
  • Shift Work Safety Essentials – approx. 30mins
  • Sexual Harassment Training (tailored for employees or managers) – approx. 30mins
  • Safe Driving for Work: Best Practice – approx. 35mins
  • Food Preparation: Safe Approach – approx. 35mins

Below you will find some short blurbs and topics covered for the first three courses mentioned above, please feel free to get in touch if you are interested in learning more about specific courses:

1.  Office Safety for Today’s Workplace (Australian WHS Harmonisation) – approx. 30mins

Working in an office presents a variety of hazards that are often overlooked. Poor ergonomics, hazardous manual tasks, and slips, trips, and falls are among the most common causes of time off work and lost productivity.

Topics covered:

  • Housekeeping
  • Ergonomics and your workstation
  • Safety around the office
  • Manual tasks
  • Emergency response
  • Office security
  • Aggression response

 

2.  Maintaining a Harassment Free Office (tailored for employees or managers) – approx. 30mins

Workplace Harassment is an issue no organisation can afford to ignore and can have a profound impact on employee health. Managers hold the keys to recognising, preventing, and dealing with harassment. It is essential that managers take the appropriate steps to help create a workplace that does not tolerate harassment.

Topics covered:

  • Varying perceptions
  • What is harassment?
  • Recognising harassment
  • Workplace behaviour
  • Outcomes of harassment
  • Preventing harassment
  • Leading the way
  • Dealing with complains
  • Interviewing complainants
  • Resolution procedures

 

 3.  Workplace Mental Health (tailored for employees or managers) – approx. 20mins

There is no health without mental health. Creating and maintaining a positive mental health environment and establishing good mental health practices in the workplace is critical to ensuring the safety, health, and wellbeing of all members of our organisation.

Topics covered:

  • Awareness
  • Environment and stigma
  • Mental fitness
  • Mental fitness – The Ten Lifestyle Habits
  • Helping yourself
  • Helping performance
  • Psychologically healthy workplaces
  • Mental distress and mental injury
  • Communication strategies
  • Providing support
  • Creating a supportive workplace
  • Workplace plans
  • Mental health program
  • Communication strategies
  • Providing support

 

Please contact Ryan Joseph at actcoss@actcoss.org.au or phone 02 6202 7200 for more information.

Have questions about ACTCOSS National Safety Month: WH&S eLearning Sign-up? Contact ACT Council of Social Service Inc

When

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 at 6:30 pm - Monday, 3 December 2018 at 7:00 pm (AEDT)


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ACT Council of Social Service Inc

The ACT Council of Social Service Inc. (ACTCOSS) represents not-for-profit community organisations and advocates for social justice in the ACT. For more information please visit our website: https://www.actcoss.org.au

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