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2014 Preventing psychological injury in changing workplaces forum

Wednesday 14 May 2014
12.45 pm registration for 1 pm start. Forum concludes at 4.45 pm
Level 4, 121 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra (Childers Street Entrance)

Comcare is hosting a forum highlighting the importance of focusing on WHS risks during times of change and the potential impact on the psychological health and wellbeing of workers. Comcare will share practical examples of how agencies such as CSIRO have risk assessed and managed change.

About the forum

Workplace change can create uncertainty, increase pressure and impact on the psychological wellbeing of workers. Being able to effectively risk assess change processes, develop comprehensive change management plans and implement effective strategies are key to successfully managing transitions. The forum will:

> provide information on the importance of effectively managing WHS risks during change management

> look at practical strategies and tools for identifying and assessing psychosocial risk factors during workplace change

> showcase the experiences of agencies that have recently undergone significant change management processes and provide an overview of how they have met WHS challenges during this time.

Forum themes include:

Focusing on WHS in times of change; psychological impacts of change; risk assessment and management of change; effective policies, procedures and tools to identify and manage risks; and practical examples of how organisations have successfully navigated change management processes.

Program

Preventing Psychological Injury During Times of Change Forum Program [PDF, 64.2KB]

Preventing Psychological Injury During Times of Change Forum Program [RTF, 53.1KB

Who should attend?

The forum is aimed at WHS and HR managers in the Australian Public Service.

How do I register my attendance?

Numbers for the forum are limited to two attendees per agency. Invitations have been sent to individuals directly however if you have not received an invitation and wish to attend please email forums@comcare.gov.au to express your interest.

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