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Better Work Tasmania – Networking Session No. 21

Start Time: 28th Mar 2019 10:00am
End Time:
28th Mar 2019 12:30pm

Transport Sector

In partnership with Safety Institute of Australia the 21st Better Work Tasmania networking session offers the following interesting and engaging speakers:

Welcome and overview of work health and safety in the Tasmanian Transport Sector

John DeBruyn (Chairman, Tasmanian Transport Association)

John will cover supply chains, chain or responsibility, resources and current TTA projects.

Tools to improve transport safety and productivity through fatigue management. Results and lessons from recent work with Australian forestry companies.

Dr Luke Mirowski (Senior Research Fellow, University of Tasmania) will present findings from extensive research work in the Australian forestry industry including work developing electronic work diaries

Use of Wearables in Fatigue Safety.

Daniel Bongers (Chief Technology Officer- SmartCap Technologies) will cover the benefits of SmartCap technology in providing real time feedback to eliminate fatigue events.

Working with your transport provider to safely handle mixed freight

Ferdie Kroon (Risk and Compliance Manager – De Bruyn’s Transport) will cover important aspects of loading and unloading freight safely.

Important learnings from successful Return to Work programs

Ayden Demeijer (Area Manager – Rehab Management) will cover common challenges and strategies to drive successful return to work programs for physical and psychological injury claims in the Transport Sector.

Transport Sector - An update from WorkSafe Tasmania

Robyn Pearce (Director Industry Safety) will provide an overview of compliance issues.

Date: Thursday 28th March 2019

Time: 10:00am-12:30pm (networking morning tea 10:00-10:30am)

Venue: Country Club Tasmania (Launceston)

Registration: In person - Click here to attend in person at Country Club Tasmania

Livestream - Click here to watch livestream


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