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The Sydney Safety Conference
Sydney, Australia - 03rd to 4th september
Conference / congress

The Sydney Safety Conference, part of the Safety in Action 2013 portfolio, brings together national and statebased regulatory bodies as well as industry professionals and academics all under one roof to discuss the pressing NSW based safety issues plaguing the workplace.

Following the success of the National Safety Conference in Melbourne this March and the Brisbane Safety Conference this June, the Sydney program will look towards the future, focus on the changing nature of the workplace. Delegates will have the opportunity to look toward the more technical aspects of safety.
Featuring key contributions from:
  • John Watson, General Manager: Work, Health and Safety Division, WorkCover NSW
  • Sarah Midgley, Health and Safety Officer, Boeing Aerostructures Australia
  • Andrew Morgan, Ag Assistant Director- Regulatory Services Support: Regulatory Services Group, Comcare
  • Wayne Creaser, Branch Manager, Safe Work Australia
  • Siobhan Flores-Walsh, Partner, Norton Rose Fullbright
  • Nola Hennessy, Managing Director, Serenidad Consulting
  • Felicia Harris, Manager: Work Health and Safety, TAFE NSW
  • Karen Wolfe, Quality Manager and Samantha Arkapaw, High Reliability Support Manager, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
  • Maria Davoren, Ecotoxicologist, Toxikos

Key topics and highlights at the Sydney Safety Conference include:
  • Mentoring: Safety at its best – Hear from businesses that have participated in the WorkCover NSW safety mentoring program
  • Psychosocial health and safety and workplace bullying
  • The use of coercive powers under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 - time for an overhaul?
  • Union rights of entry
  • Visual Ergonomics - A different focus for safety, comfort and productivity
  • Nanotechnology: Small particles...Big risks?
  • Multi-format discussion - Panellists will each share an issue affecting safety in Australia. Delegates will split into groups with the panellists as leaders and discuss. Panellists will then present their group's thoughts and findings to everyone.

The Sydney Safety Conference will be collocated with the Safety Show exhibition. Conference delegates will also be able to explore the exhibition. More than 150 attendees are expected at the Sydney Safety Conference in September. To be part of this state-focused safety event, please visit

03rd to 4th september

Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

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