Start date: 28th Apr 2016

End date: 28th Apr 2016

Duration: 8 hours

First Community of Practice Safety Culture and Climate Symposium

Workplaces have changed dramatically in recent times in response to economic pressures, demographic challenges, technological innovations and employment shifts. This brings new occupational health and safety (OHS) challenges for regulators, employers and workers. Hence, there is growing  interest  among OHS researchers, practitioners and regulators in the constructs of safety culture and safety climate and their relationship with work-related illnesses and injuries. As this interest grows, so too does the literature on how these constructs should be conceptualised and measured.  The  literature, however, is scant regarding regulatory issues and the role of regulators as agents of influence to the community generally and workplaces specifically. With this symposium, we seek to build understanding of the regulators' perspective of safety culture and safety climate.

Keynote speakers

1. Professor Mark Griffin, Centre for Safety, The University of Western Australia.

2. Dr Frank Guldenmund, Safety Science Group, Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands


Register to attend this free symposium here.

Registration is open on Monday 7 March 2016, on our Eventbrite page under the "live events" tab. We encourage you to reserve your spot quickly. Registration for the symposium will close on 21 March 2016

The event is sponsored by the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research.

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