The Health and Safety Index received over 120,000 responses across several Australian and New Zealand industries during 2020. As we reflect on the Health and Safety Index results, there are many Health & Wellbeing lessons learnt which are worth sharing and comparing to research, i.e., Job Demand + Job Resource = Work Outcomes Model.
This webinar discusses the top results, lowest results, and the highest predictors.
Based on the Health and Safety Index results and our experience, we believe “training” is often not the silver bullet to improve health and wellbeing. Noting every organisation has different needs, Health and Safety Index results in 2020 conclude there are four key areas of focus that are extremely useful to improve workplace health and wellbeing.
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Mark Wright is a trusted risk, health and safety professional committed to preventing harm and enabling high levels of performance. Mark is the Managing Director of FEFO Consulting and the Health & Safety Index. His career has included work as Non-Executive Director, several senior leadership positions and work over 15 countries across mining, oil & gas, facilities management, construction and utilities.
Mark has proven track record in leading transformation projects, leadership development, strategy deployment and enabling high-performance cultures. He also has strong expertise in Critical Risk Management (CRM), Safety in Design (SiD), contractor management incident investigations and assurance activities.
Mark previously worked with SafeWork NSW as a Prosecutor and with multi-national companies such as Lend Lease, Transfield Services and Rio Tinto. He has also led many consulting projects with organisations such as Glencore JLL, Boral, Westpac, Australian Institute of Company Directors, WorkSafe NZ, Nine Network and several government agencies. FEFO Consulting’s success was recently recognised as a finalist with the Australian Small Business Champion Awards.
Mark has a range of qualifications including Bachelor of Science, Post Graduate Diploma in Safety, lead auditor, ICAM / Comcare investigator and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
A director of FEFO Consulting, Kate Power is a highly capable leader with 23 years of experience across workplace safety and community mental health. Kate is also an Advisory Board Member at the Health and Safety Index providing governance and specialist advice on the areas of health and wellbeing. She leads a multidisciplinary team in applying global evidence and research-informed practices to practical mental health and wellbeing programs.
Kate has a proven track working at General Manager level with several high profile ASX 100 listed companies providing strategic advice and governance in Australia and internationally. Kate also has demonstrated experience working with boards both as a senior exec and consultant with brand such as GrainCorp, Metcash, Alspec and Adelaide Brighton.
Kate has completed a Bachelor of Nursing as well as a Post Graduate Diploma & Masters (OHS).
The following video demonstrates how myosh worked closely with the team at Mitchell to improve safety in their organisation by simplifying key processes and workflows, and providing a system that can be used in a variety of working environments both remote and offline. As a result, myosh is used at all levels in the organisation – from the Drill crews in the field all the way up to the CEO.