Goodstart shares virtual safety conference with the sector to support learning

Goodstart shares virtual safety conference with the sector to support learning

by Freya Lucas

March 17, 2021

Goodstart Early Learning has collaborated with ‘preeminent thinkers’ and practitioners to present a virtual conference which brought together a range of experts on many different areas of safety, health and wellbeing. 

 

Designed to guide those working in the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector on issues including how to choose safe products, how to support educator health and wellbeing, and how to prevent injuries amongst the team. 

 

The series has been created as a free opportunity for the early learning sector and Goodstart is encouraging anyone from the early learning sector to take advantage of the virtual conference.

 

Each of the eleven speakers brings a great deal of experience and expertise in their field, with sessions designed to be watched consecutively or individually.

 

Highlights include:

 

  • Choosing safe products – Susan Teerds – CEO, Kidsafe QLD

 

  • Playground checks and audits – Charles Udy – Level 3 Playground Inspector, Kidsafe QLD

 

  • Educator injuries and how to prevent them – Chris Hamilton – Victorian State Manager – Workplace Risk, Willis Towers Watson

 

  • Supporting educators to return to work – Lorene Wise – National Recover at Work Leader, Goodstart Early Learning

 

  • Immunisation for educators Infectious Diseases – Dr. Rob McCartney

 

 

  • Emergency Management in early learning – Kristy Keech – Queensland State Manager, Australian Essential Services Compliance.

To access the sessions in full, please see here.

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