• Wes
    ShopCare is the official health safety and wellbeing body for the retail, manufacturing, transport, and logistics sectors. Our focus is to help businesses understand key risks, identify best practice safety procedures, and support the implementation of key initiatives.

    Are you a subject matter expert on one of the topics below*, a health and safety practitioner, or have a passion for health, safety, and wellbeing? Do you seek a platform to share your ideas and experiences and give back to the community/industry? ShopCare aims to connect people and share proven solutions.

    ShopCare is hosting short informal industry sharing sessions, which are discussions focused on the below broad critical risks*. These sessions are open to everyone and free to attend and we are now seeking speakers to lead the discussions - get in touch with us to discuss potential opportunities today.
    Benefits of being a speaker:
    • Giving back to the community by knowledge sharing with others in the industry: help to communicate solutions to keep workers safer sooner.
    • Create an opportunity for learning and development
    • Networking
    • Test a presentation for a conference on a smaller group
    • Receive a certificate recognizing your contribution

    ShopCare has several speaking opportunities as follows:

    Potential dates to conduct sharing sessions - Week commencing:

    • 14th March 2022
    • 4th April 2022
    • 9th May 2022
    • 13th June 2022
    • 11th July 2022
    • 15th August 2022
    • 12th September 2022
    • 10th October 2022
    • 14th November 2022
    **Dates are suggested, and timing will be based on the availability of the speakers

    Proposed Critical Risk Topic

    • Site Traffic Management
    • Working At Heights
    • Transport (Road) /Heavy Goods Vehicles:
    • o Chain of Responsibility
    • o Distraction
    • Long Term Exposure:
    • o Fumes
    • o Dust
    • o Vibrations
    • o Noise
    • o Temperature, etc.
    • Psychosocial Harm
    • Warehousing/Racking
    • Personal Safety & Security

    Speaker Format:
    A small amount of preparation is required for the sessions, and we encourage all participants to contribute to the interactive discussion. 15–20-minute speaker sessions are suggested but not essential. Each sharing session will last up to one hour, and we look for 2-3 speakers for each one. If you anticipate the example you wish to share deserves more time, we can accommodate this.

    If you are interested in being a speaker, or would like more information, please contact or 027 545 4837.
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