SafetyNet 622

Welcome to the May 4, 2022 edition of SafetyNet.

Unfortunately, another Victorian worker has been killed since the last edition of the journal.  

A note from Renata: 

This is my last edition of SafetyNet. Today is my last working day at the Victorian Trades Hall Council - though I intend to 'visit' some future events. 

I have loved my time working in the OHS Unit, answering people's questions and doing the SafetyNet journal. I hope I have been able to provide some useful and interesting information over the years.  

But have no fear! The journal and the website will be in safe hands. SafetyNet will now come to you from Martin Raspin, who has taken over my position in the OHS Unit. Martin has come most recently from the OHS Unit at the ANMF, and was previously with the AMWU. As well as his extensive experience as a union OHS Officer, he also has experience as an elected health and safety representative (HSR). His industry background is 20 years in production for print environments such as newspapers and so on. You will have the opportunity to meet him at future VTHC OHS Unit events, such as the HSR Conference in October. 

Visit our We Are Union: OHS Reps Facebook page for news, memes and more. If you have any questions or need any advice, we can be reached via the Ask Renata facility on the website or through the closed OHS Network Facebook page. If you have comments or want to send through any ideas, email us at [email protected]  

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