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Wednesday, May 25 • 11:30 - 12:30
Work, Health & Safety: the top 5 safety issues in veterinary practice

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Work health and safety (WHS) is about ensuring the safety of workers & others within the workplace in accordance with Australian WHS law. The problem is that few veterinary practices understand precisely what they have to do to comply with the laws. In this presentation, Mark Werman, the MD of the AVA HR Advisory Service explains how to implement the five key WHS components into your veterinary practice, being: 1. WHS Policies, procedures & forms 2. Consultation processes 3. Risk management processes 4. WHS training, and 5. Officers Due Diligence duty Mark will also provide two veterinary practice case studies that demonstrate some of the practical challenges faced and the solutions developed. Finally, Mark will introduce members to the recently developed, veterinary-tailored, online WHS resources that will significantly simplify the implementation process and available to AVA members via the members portal of the AVA website

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Mr Mark Werman

Mark Werman – Managing Director, Wentworth Advantage After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Mark moved into human resources over 25 years ago. In 1992, Mark completed his Master of Commerce degree in Human Resources (UNSW). In 1991, he was part of the establishment of the HR... Read More →


Wednesday May 25, 2016 11:30 - 12:30 ACST
Hall M Adelaide Convention Centre