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Safety – not child’s play
May 9 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm UTC+10
Employers are responsible under Victorian Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) laws for providing and maintaining a workplace that is safe and without risk to health for employees. ELAA, together with Recovre, presents a one day seminar on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS).
The course is specifically designed for employers and managers from early childhood services who are responsible for the Occupational Health and Safety of their staff. The seminar will provide practical information and guidance on how to manage risks by addressing the most common hazards faced by the early childhood sector and what to do should an injury occur.
Topics will include:
- OHS laws in Victoria
- legal responsibilities of employers
- duties of employees
- OHS management systems
- ACECQA Risk Assessment and Management Tool
- hazard identification and risk assessments
- manual handling
- office ergonomics
- psychological wellbeing of employees.
Links to APST Practice 4.4 Engagement 6.2, 7.2, 7.4
Links to NQS QA2 QA3 QA4 QA7
Presenters: Emma Morgan (Recovre) and Zora Marko (ELAA)
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Emma Morgan is an Occupational Therapist at Recovre who manages a national OHS training and consulting team. Emma has worked extensively with a wide range of customers and industries to address a range of health, safety and wellbeing matters, including manual handling, ergonomics and mental health risk.
Zora Marko is the Road Safety Education Project Manager and OHS Coordinator at ELAA and is a passionate advocate for children’s safety. Zora is a representative on a number of national and state safety groups and her expertise in the child safety space is highly valued. Zora is also the coordinator of the Early Childhood OH&S Champions project funded by Worksafe.