Zurich is proudly supporting National Safe Work Month this October. Having a safe workplace does not just mean physical but being free from psychological harm as well. No job should be unsafe and no death or injury is acceptable.

You can register below for 4 webinars running each Thursday in October. These webinars will touch on a range of topics to help keep you, your colleagues, and businesses safe during these challenging and changing times. A safe and healthy workplace benefits everyone.

The theme for National Safe Work Month this year is think safe. work safe. be safe. You can find out more about National Safe Work Month by checking out their website.

Zurich Workers Compensation is available in WA ACT TAS, you can access the factsheets below.

Thursday 7th October 2021 2pm ‑ 3pm AEDT (11am ‑ 12pm AWST)

Issues, Strategies & Resources for Managing Health & Safety

Presented by Gary Wolstencroft, Senior Principal Risk Engineer at Zurich

Introduction - Angela Bertoncin Head of Workers Compensation at Zurich

The management of worker health and safety is a complex and dynamic process. This webinar will look at the emerging trends in safety from emerging risks, use of technology, safety management systems, the legal environment and health and wellbeing.

This webinar will cover:

  • Develop awareness of the emerging issues in safety management
  • Be aware of resources that can provide greater understanding of the topics covered
  • Identify risk management strategies and solutions to management safety and health risks

Thursday 14th October 2021 2pm ‑3pm AEDT (11am ‑ 12pm AWST)

Tools for Identifying & Assessing Worker Safety

Presented by Gary Wolstencroft, Snr Principal Risk Engineer at Zurich, Scott Kreb at Predickt-r and Amy O’Connor at Preventure

Introduction - Angela Bertoncin Head of Workers Compensation at Zurich

Recent developments in technology, and lower costs, can help provide employers with the tools to identify, assess and control risks across a wide range of occupational health and safety exposures.

This webinar will cover:

  • How the use the use of wearables is helping to identify, assess and control muscle stress risks as well as slip, trip and fall exposures
  • Why identifying safety competencies in workers is important, how this can be achieved and leads to bespoke cost-effective solutions that can improve worker safety
  • Using self-risk assessment tools to identify gaps in safety systems

Thursday 21st October 2021 2pm ‑ 3pm AEDT (11am ‑ 12pm AWST)

Emerging Trends in Health and Wellbeing Technology

Presented by Kelly Trupkovic at LiveWell

Introduction - Angela Bertoncin Head of Workers Compensation at Zurich

Learn about the relevant and emerging trends in health and wellbeing technology, and how they could specifically benefit the Workers Compensation industry.

 This webinar will cover:

  • How an innovative platform can help measure and manage the health and wellbeing of large, dispersed employee groups using sustainable strategies with an early intervention and detection focus.
  • Why an innovative platform presents such good value in terms of return on investment, with the sole objective being positive holistic health for an organisation’s most asset, it’s people.

Thursday 28th October 2021 2pm ‑ 3pm AEDT (11am ‑ 12pm AWST)

How to Manage Employees in a Changing Work Environment

Presented by Natalie Woods, Injury Management Advisor at Zurich and Chris Saunders, Psychologist at Benestar

Introduction - Angela Bertoncin Head of Workers Compensation at Zurich

With a changing work environment and the impact of COVID-19 , how have employers needed to change the way they manage the Wellbeing of their employees, including the management of an injured worker returning to work.

This webinar will cover:

  • The emerging trends in mental health claims for Workers Compensation since COVID-19
  • Tips on how to look out for self-care and resilience in the work place.
  • Strategies to support transition back to “normal” such as working from home, employers' responsibilities to ensure a safe work environment
  • Strategies for initial management of psychological claims and a progressive return to work.