9.45AM Login opens
10.00AM Introduction from the Host 
Andrew Barrett, Chief Connector, Safety on Tap
10.10AM International Keynote: Breaking the cycle

To make the role of the safety professional more effective, we need to better align the activities that safety professionals do with the activities that actually keep people safe. Much ‘safety work’ has proven not to make people any safer. So where does that leave the profession? David Provan will challenge you to rethink and redesign your role in the face of the rising mainstream acceptance of Safety-II. This challenge is particularly relevant as society and industry recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic.

David Provan, Managing Director, Forge Works (Australia)
10.40AM Q&A
10.50AM International Keynote Case Study: Safety-as-a-Service – a journey from master to servant

Over the past two years, Brisbane Airport Corporation has transformed the role of H&S in the organisation, from safety-as-police to safety-as-a-service. Kersty and her team had to completely reposition and re-‘sell’ safety within the organisation, in order to align board, management and front line workers on health, safety and wellbeing. Join Kersty as she shares the BAC journey, and how by adopting a servant-leader approach, health and safety can be much more influential.

Kersty Christensen, Head of Workplace Health & Safety, Brisbane Airport Corporation (Australia)
11.20AM Q&A
11:30 WorkSafe New Zealand address

Phil Parkes is the Chief Executive of WorkSafe New Zealand. He believes the country’s ability to coalesce and stop COVID-19 in its tracks is an outcome that we should be striving for in health and safety. 'If we can do it for a national emergency, why not for the protection of our workers?' But, to do so, Phil says it is time to adapt. We need, he says, to focus on people as the solution; move from liability management to social purpose; and above all, ensure that whatever we do makes a measurable difference. Phil will also discuss innovation in health and safety and his team’s #BetterworkNZ crowdsourcing platform.

Phil Parkes, Chief Executive, WorkSafe New Zealand

11.50AM Discussion: Is COVID-19 our big opportunity to reset safety?

Out of the massive disruption caused by COVID-19 comes the opportunity to reinvent the notion of safety. Can the new thinking the pandemic has obliged businesses to undertake be extended to building adaptive capacity and resilience – and give us the chance to put worker health at the centre of health & safety?

Andrew Barrett, Chief Connector, Safety on Tap
David Provan, Managing Director, Forge Works (Australia)
Kersty Christensen, Head of Workplace Health & Safety, Brisbane Airport Corporation (Australia)
12.30PM Closing remarks and end of webinar
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June 25
10.00am – 12.20pm


Online event

Your investment

$149 + GST