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Seminar 12

Pam Atkinson and Emily Shepherd

Pam Atkinson ( WorkSafe Tasmania) and Emily Shepherd ( Acting Branch Secretary ANMF – Introduction to 12th Better Work Tasmania Networking Session- Health and Community Services

Dr Natasha Lazareski

‘Organisational approach to mental health and importance of building a resilient workforce’
Dr Lazareski provides a back to basics overview of workplace mental health and the fundamentals of human group psychology.

Annie Wells

Annie Wells – ‘ Key infection prevention and control messages for health and community sector”

Nicole West

‘Caring for people with obesity’. Nicole ( Manual handling co-ordinator – Tasmanian health service) explores language and stigma associated with obesity and issues surrounding care and equipment required to adequately meet the needs in this area.

Kim Barnes

‘Managing violence and aggression’. Kim  Barnes ( project officer – safewards) covers the safewards program and fundamentals of dealing with violence and aggression for the health and community services sector

Andrew Robertson

Andrew Robertson (Snr Inspector – WorkSafe Tasmania) provides an overview of the health and community services sector from the regulator’s perspective and discusses some the activities planned for this sector.