According to Worksafe1 over 60% of injuries reported in the early childhood sector are musculoskeletal. To protect the health of staff and prevent these injuries services need to have in place the appropriate protocols and practices.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Zora Marko – OHS Coordinator and Project Manager
Zora has a keen interest in occupational health and safety in children’s services and has over 20 years’ senior experience in industrial relations. Zora led the sector’s Early Childhood OH&S Champions Project. She sits on the Worksafe Health and Community Services Reference Group and the Worksafe ECEC Collaboration Partnership. Zora has also championed the safe transportation of children and participates in key road safety stakeholder groups, including Road Safety Education Reference Group Australasia (RSERGA) and was on the committee of the Victorian Safe Communities Network (VSCN).
Don’t wait for an inspection by Worksafe or a serious incident!
This ELAA professional learning and development session focuses on the importance of Occupational Health and Safety Manual Handling in the early childhood Sector. This session covers the key topics regarding Manual Handling and the importance of good processes and practices.
This session is suitable for management and staff within all early childhood education and care settings.
Attendees will join remotely via Zoom, the link will be sent to you via email before the session.
Please note: a camera and speaker will be required on your PC or laptop to connect to the meeting. Alternatively, you can download the Zoom app on your smartphone and join the meeting via your phone.
Source: Worksafe1 https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/injury-hotspots-childrens-services