Introduction to Psychosocial Hazards in the Workplace
August 23 @ 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM AWST$20.00
The introduction of the Work Health and Safety Act (2020) highlights that a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) must manage the risk of psychosocial hazards in the workplace. But what are they? Psychosocial hazards at work are aspects of work and work situations which can lead to psychological or physical harm. Workplace psychosocial hazards are related to the psychological and social conditions of the workplace rather than just the physical conditions.
This session aims to give a quick introduction to psychological and social hazards in the workplace and provide information on some resources available for businesses to consider how they may approach psychosocial risks and how to minimise, prevent or manage them to help to meet their responsibilities under WHS legislation.
HR Practitioners of all career levels and roles will benefit from attending this forum.
- Business Owners with an interest in HR
Carrie Puzzar’s desire to empower and transform people and businesses has resulted in a diverse international career in Human Resources, Organisational Development and General Management. Working for public, private and not-for-profit organisations in industries including law enforcement, government, disability services, training and education, her background also includes experience in retail, hospitality and digital media.
A national Human Resources Award recipient for Organisational Change and Development and a Certified Practitioner HR (CPHR), Carrie currently works as Manager Organisational Capability at Central Regional TAFE. Carrie is also the Principal Consultant of Carrie & Co, and has worked with leaders, teams and individuals to help them recognise their strengths and understand their relationships, to achieve their highest potential performance. As a WA State Councillor for the Australian HR Institute and Midwest WA Network Convenor, Carrie is keen to share her knowledge and experience to increase the capacity and capability of individuals and organisations in people matters, as well as promoting the HR profession.
Other Event Information
A light breakfast will be provided courtesy of Geraldton Universities Centre.
Attendees are asked to arrive from 7.30am to enjoy the breakfast and for networking.