Commitment to Workplace Health and WellbeingBallarat Community Health is a not-for-profit organisation that is committed to promoting health and wellbeing in the community and providing quality and affordable health care. The nominee, Louise Feery is the Team Leader of the Healthy Lifestyle Team and manages approximately 15 staff in areas of Community Nursing, Health Promotion & Wellbeing, Exercise Programs, Research/Evaluation and Workplace Health. Louise has shown outstanding leadership across the organisation to drive the development and implementation of the organisation's Staff Health & Wellbeing Program as well as being a strong advocate for health and wellbeing initiatives in the community and regional workplaces.
Health and Safety Invention of the YearBremner Glass Equipment (BGE) Pty Ltd is a successful original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for the flat glass industry throughout Australia and New Zealand. It specialises in producing highly customised handling, transport and cutting equipment for the glass industry. BGE, with the support of Pilz Australia, has invented a new “safe” glass grab to improve the way large glass panes are handled and transported.
Best Solution to a Specific Workplace Health and Safety IssueGWMWater is a government owned water business, responsible for managing urban and rural supply systems in the Grampians, Wimmera and Mallee regions of Victoria. We service approximately 72,000 people living either on farms or in one of 71 urban centres. We operate water and wastewater treatment plants in many of our 71 towns, utilise desalination technology, operate numerous recycled water schemes and run pipelines, dams, weirs and pump stations to service our customers. The workplace health and safety issue confronting the organisation involved a lack of compliance in the management of chemicals at workplaces.
Commitment to Workplace Health and WellbeingDiscussing and recommending the 6 day WorkSafe Managers and Supervisors course to the City Of Greater Geelong. Having them place a number of their managers through the course was an effort to coordinate dates and times. This was the largest group to go through a program as such.