June 2015

Occupiers Liable to Rescuers for Personal Injury
Work Health and Safety Harmonisation Status in Western Australia
Powers of Entry for Local Governments
Incident Reports – Obligation or Best Practice?
Strata Titles Act Reform Update
Can the Family Court Force Me Into Equal Shared Care of My Child?

Injuries in the workplace cost Australia about $60.6 billion each year according to a recent Konekt Market Report. Attend the Managing Danger: Navigating Workplace Risk one day conference on how to navigate OH&S issues with successful methods, applicable to all industries, for a more productive workforce. This knowledge will also ensure you minimise your risk by preventing liability and achieving legal compliance.

The strategies that will be discussed are derived from and presented by frontline specialists in OH&S, with expertise in delivering on productivity and business development outcomes.

Speakers include Tim Lethbridge and Stephen Williams, Kott Gunning Lawyers; Michael Morgan, Risklink; Rachael Lincoln, CCI; Dr Stephen Brown, AIM WA; Ian Maybury, Andrew Wait and Mark Luckin, Lockton Companies Australia; and barristers Maria Saraceni and Paul Mendelow, Francis Burt Chambers.

Who should attend? Employers, HR managers, safety advisors, contractors and corporate officers working towards achieving safe and healthy workplaces.

When and where? Tuesday, 25 August 2015 at Fraser Suites Perth

Download the registration brochure here

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Occupiers Liable to Rescuers for Personal Injury

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