North West Sydney Safety Group – May 2019

North West Sydney Safety Group meeting in May 2019

Another informative interesting presentation from our speakers today. Thank you Adam O’Leary from Icare and John Rodney, Special Council from K&L Lawyers.

Adam O’Leary, Relationship Manager from Icare explained

  • Who is icare and why the change from WorkCover
  • The function of the icare Mobile Engagement Team
  • Regional Stats – specifically from North West Sydney area
  • Claims triage process, the claims model and assessing liability
  • Premium drivers & incentives
  • Scheme initiatives

 John Rodney from K&L presented his 5 minute update which covered the latest legal decisions and the financial impact of SafeWork NSW site visits relating to scaffolding and  forklifts.

Information is provided on both presentations upon request

Roxayne demonstrated the toolkit from SafeWork which has been very handy for both small and large organisation and is available directly from SafeWork NSW

Please diarise dates and venues for future meeting.


20th  June – “Contractor Management from client and contractor prospective” Melissa Jimenez Venue: Zinfa Building , 8 Solent Circuit Baulkham Hills

18th July-   SafeWork NSW     Silica Presentation – Carl Strautins from Safe Environments

22nd August – 3 speakers discussing their Highly Dangerous worksites      Venue:  SafeWork NSW

19th September – Steve Perkins from Fire and Rescue to discuss emergency plans. Venue SafeWork NSW

17th October- SafeWork NSW  Practical implementation of CoR with Sean Minto from Supply Chain  and CoR legal requirements with John Rodney

21st November- SafeWork NSW – speaker TBA

If anyone is interested in knowing more or attending future meetings, please contact me directly