Health, wellbeing & safety (580 items)



Webcast: Contractor OHS - Meet your obligations

Contractors make up part of nearly every employer's workforce, but understanding your responsibilities in this area and maintaining first-rate safety standards can be tough. This webcast covers:

  • How to ensure contractor compliance;
  • Your OHS obligations to different kinds of contractors;
  • Harmonisation - consultation obligations and other changes;
  • Current general requirements;
  • Warranties and indemnities; and more.
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Webcast: Workplace Investigative Interviewing

Interviews are an integral part of any workplace investigation, and play a vital role in ensuring a fair and just outcome after bullying, misconduct or unsafe work. Watch this webcast to develop your skills and help your organisation make the best decisions after workplace incidents. In this presentation expert investigator Harriet Stacey, from WISE Workplace, explains:

  • the PEACE framework for structuring workplace interviews;
  • how to interview the respondent of a workplace allegation;
  • how to apply procedural fairness principles during interviews;
  • privacy, confidentiality, anonymity and related considerations;
  • rules around record-keeping, and more.
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Webcast: Drug and alcohol issues at work

Every HR and safety practitioner will potentially have to address drug and alcohol issues at work, but none should take action without a solid understanding of the legal landscape. In this presentation, Luke Connolly and Allison Grant, from Mills Oakley Lawyers, explain:

  • When - and how - it is appropriate to conduct workplace drug tests;
  • How to respond to incidents of drug and alcohol use at work;
  • Drafting considerations for drug and alcohol policies; and
  • Legal risks arising from workplace drug and alcohol management.
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Podcast: Q&A - Drug and alcohol issues at work

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Can employers face legal risks for not implementing a workplace drug-testing regime? How should managers deal with workers who refuse to be tested? Is consistency required when dealing with positive drug-test results? Mills Oakley employment lawyers Luke Connolly and Allison Grant answer these questions and more - read or listen to their answers here. » more »