Who should attend?
CEO’s, Directors, Senior Managers.
Why you need to attend…
LG Professionals WA acknowledge with concern the increasing number of stress and harassment claims made by senior officers within the local government sector, and the growing recognition of the imperative of a safe and healthy working environment.
The effects of an unsafe work environment can have significant effects on not only an individual's psychological health and wellbeing, but the relationships between the Council, administration and community.
Underpinning this recognition must be appropriate legislative frameworks and initiatives that are adequate to assist CEOs and senior officers in managing poor behaviour and ensuring formal accountability before harm is done.
This forum Creating Safe Workplaces is designed to explore current issues related to psychosocial health and safety and emotional resilience in the workplace; the responsibilities of a CEO in a local government context; and to provide an opportunity to hear from a range of experienced practitioners and experts on their thoughts to improve the sector's wellbeing.
Presentations and Speakers
Challenges of Creating a Safe Work Environment
Shayne Silcox CEO, City of Melville
Rhonda Hardy CEO, City of Kalamunda
Creating Psychologically Safe and Healthy Workplaces - A Worksafe Perspective
Justine McGillivray Organisational Psychologist and A/Principal Scientific Officer, WorkSafe
Creating Safe Workplaces - A Legal Perspective
Neil Douglas Partner, McLeods Barristers and Solicitors
Controlling the Risks - What is Reasonable
Ben Galvin Manager - Risk and Governance, LGIS
A Practical Approach to Risk Management
Mustafa Yildiz Executive Manager Governance and Legal, City of Wanneroo
See the Event Flyer for full details of topics
LG Professionals WA expresses its appreciation to the City of Wanneroo for kindly hosting this event.