Event Details

Tuesday, 25 August, 2020 - 11:00 to 12:00
Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
TAS Branch


AIHS Members: Complimentary 
Non-Members: Complimentary 


Event Organising Body: 
WorkSafe Tasmania



The AIHS in partnership with WorkSafe Tasmania present the 26th Better work Tasmania networking session for the construction sector ( Mental Health focus) 

Welcome and Overview of Better Work Tasmania Program

Pam Atkinson (Snr WHS Consultant, WorkSafe Tasmania)

Suicide prevention activities in the Construction Sector in Tasmania 

Mitch McPherson (Stay Chatty) will cover the various Stay Chatty initiatives and programs across Tasmania. Mitch will focus on his lived experience story, and how he uses his story and messages to resonate with those in the construction sector.

Mates in Construction – a nationwide program

Jorgen Gullestrup (Mates in Construction) - to focus on some of the applied research in construction (see publications listing) incl. peer-based support models and the Construction Industry Blueprint.

Workplace trends for COVID 19, workplace mental health for small business; free and available resources in Tasmania and Interstate

Linda Sheahan (Workplace Engagement Manager - Beyond Blue) addresses the latest issues associated with the COVID 19 pandemic and how workplaces are coping with the adaptive changes.

Date: Tuesday 25 August 
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Format: Zoom Webinar 
CPD: 2 points