Event Details

Tuesday, 21 March, 2023 - 14:30 to 15:30
Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (AEDT)


AIHS Member - Complimentary 
Non-Member $20+GST 


Event Organising Body: 
Australian Institute of Health & Safety
(03) 8336 1995



This 3-part webinar series follows the journey of transforming the future for health and safety through digital technology and adoption, with a focus on using Microsoft 365 as an innovator and game-changer for health and safety management.

Facilitated by Jo Kitney, Kitney, these webinars will take you on the journey of opening the door, paving the path and transforming the future for health and safety through Microsoft 365 and technology adoption.

* Please note that you do not have to attend all three sessions, please ensure you registered for each session you are wanting attending * 

Webinar 2

Paving the Path for using Microsoft 365 in Health and Safety provides an overview of Microsoft 365 and the solutions it brings to health and safety. Hear from the Australian Industry Group and the Australian Industry Trade College on their experiences in using Microsoft 365 for their organisation's WHS management system and their plans for the future, and insights from Jo Kitney on how Microsoft 365 is a game-changer for making health and safety happen.  An opportunity for Q&A with the presenters to gain their further insights.

Event Details
Tuesday 21st March
Time: 14:30 - 15:30 AEDT
Format: Zoom webinar * zoom details will be sent out 2-3 days prior
Cost: AIHS Member: Complimentary | Non-Member $20+GST 
CPD: 5 Points

Learning outcomes 

  1. Understanding of Microsoft 365 and the solutions it brings to industry
  2. Insights from Australian Industry Group and the Australian Industry Trade College for digital adoption and using Microsoft 365 for work health and safety management
  3. Using Microsoft 365 as a game-changer for health and safety


Your Speakers: 

Jo Kitney, Managing Director. 

Jo is a member of the AIHS Certification Governance Committee and was the inaugural Chair from 2017 to 2022.  She is a Company Director and has 25 years’ of experience in occupational health, safety and business management with a particular interest in governance, strategy, resourcing,  management systems and developing capability in business. Jo has worked in the UK and Australia in manufacturing, health care, education, maritime and commercial sectors with small, medium, and large organisations.  

Jo is a:

  • Chartered Generalist OHS Professional
  • Fellow of the College of Fellows AIHS
  • Graduate Member of IOSH
  • Industry Expert, Queensland Leaders

Her completed tertiary qualifications include:

  • Master of Health and Safety   
  • Graduate Diploma of Health, Safety and Environment
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (OH Nursing)
  • Registered Nurse and Occupational Health Nurse


Briony Coward, IT & Toolkit Team Lead, Kitney Toolkit 

Briony is a lawyer and IT professional, a creative technologist and independent thinker with proven leadership skills. She advocates to empower businesses to enrich their processes using technological solutions. As Kitney IT and Toolkit Team Lead, Briony leads a team of IT under and post-graduates, including Kitney’s Student Work Internship and Placement (SWIP) Program, exploring and developing the use of Microsoft 365 for health and safety and business management.

Briony’s specialist interests are cyber and information security and attends hackathons around Australia, with a focus on understanding how businesses can protect their IP and digital assets.

Briony is a:

  • Mentor for QUT Law Society’s mentorship program
  • Previous secretary of QUT IT Club
  • Mental Health First Aider

Her completed tertiary qualifications include:

  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Bachelor of Information Technology / Bachelor of Laws
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma

Jessica Mangan, WHS Advisor, Australian Industry Trade College 

Jessica has a wide industry background in health and safety across manufacturing, hospitality, recruitment, and education. She has specialist skills in safety management systems, occupational health, risk assessment, risk management, and behavioural based safety. One of Jess’ key roles in the Australian Industry Trade College has been to lead the design, development, and roll out of the organisation’s online WHS Management System using SharePoint/Microsoft 365. Jess worked with Kitney Toolkit to develop core skills in using SharePoint and securing ‘how’ health and safety will be managed for AITC’s campuses, student camps and placements.

Jess’s specialist interests are enabling and empowering health and safety and creating understanding and securing the role of health and safety within organisations.

Jess is a:

  • Member of the Australian Institute of Health and Safety

Jess's Qualifications: 

Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety (current)
Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Certificate IV in Business Administration
Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety

Annette Alexander, Chief Safety Office, AI Group
Annette is an experienced WHS professional with a penchant for IT based OHS systems and solutions, taking the role of Chief Safety Officer in Ai Group in 2021. Annette is highly skilled at working with key stakeholders to establish strategic direction and securing outcomes. She is a skilled policy and programs document writer and am adept at risk management, risk assessment. Annette leads the Ai Group health and safety management system using SharePoint, Power Automate and Power Apps and using the potential that Microsoft 365 bring for online management systems.

Annette is also a qualified interior designer with a love of art, architecture and good design, all of which contribute to the skills she brings for designing and empowering health and safety management.

Annette is a:

  • Board Member, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
  • Chair – Manufacturing Industry Sector Standing Committee, WHSQ
  • Member Work Health and Safety Leadership (Australia and New Zealand)

Her completed tertiary qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science Occupational Health and Safety
  • Lead Auditor Safety and Quality Management Systems
  • Diploma of Commercial Arts – Interior Design

Trinette Jaeschke, National Manager - WHS Consulting Services 

Trinette is a highly experienced and skilled health and safety professional. She leads Safety and Workers' Compensation Advisers/Consultants and Contractors for the Ai Group delivering consulting services to members and non-members. Trinette is responsible for securing innovative and resourceful approaches to health and safety management, including supporting customers to understand how they can use their Microsoft 365 business licences for online health and safety management.

Trinette has specialist interests in coaching and supporting women to become confident, calm and productive, and overcoming hurdles and limiting beliefs so they can be happy, healthy and calm.

Trinette is a:

  • Member of the Australian Institute of Health and Safety
  • Mentor with the Australian Institute of Health and Safety
  • Executive Wellness Coach (Creatix Transformologist)
  • Certified Mindfulness Mediation Facilitator
  • Accredited Mental Health First Aider

Her completed tertiary qualifications include:

  • Master of Management, Safety, Health and Envronment
  • Lead Auditor Safety, Quality, Environment, Food Safety (HACCP)
  • Graduate Certificate in Sustainability
  • Bachelor of Applied Science

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