Townsville will host a one-and-a-half-day conference in March focusing on injury prevention, work health and safety, rehabilitation and return to work.
The North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference 2021 features a half a day of masterclasses, a networking evening and a full day conference.
People can join on site or via live stream to hear keynote speakers including Workplace Health and Safety Queensland Safety Advocate Dan Kennedy.
Mr Kennedy’s son Dale, an apprentice, was working in a ceiling space when he died from an electric shock at age 20.
He shares his story to encourage workers (especially young workers), to voice their concerns if they see something that is unsafe, and to always turn the power off before working in a ceiling space.
The North Queensland Injury Prevention and Return to Work Conference will be held at The Ville in Townsville March 25-26. In-person ticket: $297
Online ticket: $165