National Safe Work Month 2021: Think safe. Work safe. Be safe.

We will update our events and resources table throughout National Safe Work Month so be sure to check in with us regularly or follow us on social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn).

Date Our focusFocus

Fri 1

Organise your own workplace activity
Tell us about your workplace activity during National Safe Work Month and enter our competition to win.

Industry focus

Register for Billion Steps Challenge – a free activity you and your workmates can get involved in


Sat 2   
Sun 3   
Mon 4 Public Holiday  
Tue 5

We're supporting the important work Mates in Construction are doing to reduce the high rates of suicide in the construction industry.

Mental Health in the Construction industry
Wed 6

Video: ‘Work Site Incident: It can happen to you’

Collaboration with Master Builders SA

Falls from Heights  
Thurs 7

Digital workshop: Work safe and stress less: Freedom from frazzle

Collaboration with Wundertraining

Psychological Safety 

Fri 8

Video: Managing Contractors - Understanding your safety responsibilities Contractors
Sat 9   
Sun 10 World Mental Health Day / Mental Health Week 
Mon 11 Webinar: Better safe: Building a high trust culture in the workplace

Presented by WorkSafe Tasmania
Tue 12

Video presentation on People at Work - Australia's only validated psychosocial risk assessment tool.

Our WHS advisors will provide an in depth demonstration on the key features of this tool, how businesses can start using it and how it can benefit your workplace.

Psychosocial health 
Wed 13   

Thurs 14

Webinar: Leaders as Agents of Change - Cultivating a Workplace Wellbeing Culture

Collaboration with Wellbeing SA

Workplace wellness
Fri 15 Augusta Zadow Awards 2021 grant recipients announced

Read about the 2021 recipients and their initiatives
WHS Innovation
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Tue 19 Video: Falls from Heights  Falls from Heights 
Wed 20

Digital workshop: Influencing Psychological Safety

Collaboration with Wundertraining

Psychological Safety  

Thurs 21

Webinar: Managing psychological risks workshop

Collaboration with ReturnToWorkSA
(Booking details TBA)

Mental health
Fri 22 Loud Shirt Day!  Hearing protection 
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Tue 26

Webinar: Safety first when excavating and working near power

Collaboration with Dial Before You Dig

Utility strikes
Electrical safety
Excavation and trenching
Wed 27   
Thurs 28

Webinar: SunSmart in the workplace 

Presented by WorkSafe Tasmania

Working in heat
Fri 29 Forum: Safety in Mining (by invitation only)Mining
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