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Webinar: How to demonstrate due diligence in your Workplace Health and Safety (WHS)

Published 20 August 2021

Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) due diligence is a continual responsibility and challenge for corporate officers and managers. Unpacking this critical topic, Gallagher Workplace Risk experts present practical guidance and systems to help you achieve and model highly effective WHS due diligence in this webinar.


Gain insight into the most prevalent issues that WHS due diligence presents for corporate officers, the current risk management landscape and workplace risk expert guidance on how to set up well-documented WHS systems and demonstrate WHS effectively in contributions to Board reports. 


Hear from Gallagher Workplace risk experts presenting, including: 

  • Briana Cattanach, Principal Consultant, Training and Education (National) who addresses people and workplace risks, offering insights and practical strategies to help you protect your people. 
  • WHS experts Steven Lewis, Practice Leader, Safety (Western Region) and Paul Myers, Practice Leader, Workers Compensation (Western Region) offer their knowledge and insights in working with clients and businesses to enable best practice WHS, including previous roles in WHS due diligence. 

“This session was created to give a really practical look at what (WHS) due diligence means, who its relevant to and beyond all else, how you can make sure that you’re not just ticking the boxes but creating a safety system that actually is valuable, meaningful and practical for your workplace.” 
- Briana Cattanach, Principal Consultant, Training and Education (National)


Key concepts covered in the WHS due diligence webinar– 

  • The current landscape of Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) – including key WHS data 
  • Who is a corporate officer and the duties of a corporate officer in a WHS context
  • Demystifying due diligence responsibilities and the 6 pillars of due diligence 
  • Unpacking practical actions for due diligence that provide for highly valuable safety systems in the workplace

 

“Golden rules” to model highly effective WHS – 


Key prompts aid as a checklist in how WHS looks in your business or role, such as:

  • Do you understand your Officer due diligence requirements?
  • Have you adopted processes to capture information to meet due diligence requirements in a meaningful way that allows you to make decisions? 
  • Do you know and understand the key health and safety risks for your business? 
  • Can you assure that key risks are effectively managed and are you aware of any risks that are not?
  • Do you have mechanisms in place to remain up-to-date on changing information both internally and externally?
  • Do you have a relationship with a WHS expert to provide advice and support in this space?

 

Improve WHS practices with expert guidance through the Gallagher WHS due diligence webinar 

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