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2018 Mental Health Workshop - Creating Mentally Healthy Workplaces
Developing mentally healthy workplaces and increasing awareness about workplace psychological health and safety is a priority for the maritime industry. Maritime operators and crew face a unique set of work challenges that often result in high levels of psychological distress – almost twice the national average. Symptoms include fatigue, stress, trouble concentrating and memory loss. These symptoms can create safety risks for operators on the job, result in injury and impact on productivity.
As part of its commitment to promoting health, wellbeing and resilience, the Seacare Authority is holding a mental health workshop in Perth on Tuesday 20 November 2018.
The workshop will provide practical advice on how to provide support and make workplaces mentally healthier. Leaders and professionals with expertise in the maritime industry and mental health space will share their insights and experiences, and participants will have the opportunity to network, share their own experiences and learnings, and show their support for creating mentally healthier workplaces.
Places are limited for this valuable workshop, so register now to secure your place.
|Gavin Kelso, CEO, Hunterlink
Gavin has extensive experience across a range of industries, including maritime, mental health, homelessness, substance abuse, suicide prevention and Employee Assistance Programs. Gavin focusses on ensuring positive outcomes for both the individual and the business, as well as providing specific welfare services on an international basis to labour supply countries.
|Nicole Gray, Principal Human Factors Advisor, The Keil Centre
Nicole is a registered psychologist with extensive experience in the Australian Defence Force and the transport sector. At The Keil Centre, Nicole specialises in Human Factors investigation, Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Culture, HSE Leadership and resilience and wellbeing at work.
Anthea Raven, Strategic Policy Branch, Safe Work Australia
Anthea has a background in health services, with over 13 years of experience in key health and social policy areas of the Australian Public Service. These include population health and chronic disease prevention, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Aged Care Reform and Family Programs Policy. She is responsible for developing policy and guidance relating to workers’ compensation and work health and safety (WHS) and oversees the development of workers’ compensation and WHS data and evidence.
|Natasha Lindfield, Crewing Manager, Solstad
Natasha has a demonstrated history of experience in the maritime industry, and is skilled in Human Relations, Industrial Relations, Global Crew Management, EBA negotiations, offshore oil and gas and international shipping. She is an Employer Representative member of the Seacare Authority
Other speakers include Reza Vind, Australian Maritime Safety Authority and Christy Cain, Maritime Union of Australia.
The event is $75.00 per person including workshop, afternoon tea and networking drinks.
Proudly sponsored by AMSA