Safety is a
pinnacle of workplace progress and survival of industry. Our most valuable resource is our workforce.
Workplace health and safety policies
and procedures are in place to encourage efficient and safe work practices in an ever changing environment.
Requirements for continuous improvement
and evolution to gain lower accountabilities of work place and home injuries or death.
Creating this message is an ongoing process with a
moving population of workforce, with not only our education in workplace / occupational health and safety, is the
valuable face to face accounts of incidents which make a reality of improper or lapsed policies and procedure. Reinforcing a
reminder of our safety education.
Including Ian Johnson as a participant in your
Workplace Health and Safety conference, training, forums or seminars will evoke the personal reality of not just what the
survivor endures but also the ramifications across your workplace.
Johnson introduces himself as a Senior Hydraulic Performance Officer in the Water industry; a field in which he has worked
exclusively for the past 27 years. In this capacity Ian also undertakes Workplace Safety training on a regular basis, as a
regulatory workplace requirement for his fieldwork - just like all employees.
Paradox Ignited- Ian Johnson is not only someone who refuses to become 'just another statistic';
he wants to make a difference.
In his presentation Ian vividly
recounts his own personal journey; emphasising that in less than one second his life became a Paradox. His story
epitomises how an unexpected traumatic incident on a presumably normal day changed not only his direction in life but brings
into focus the consequences that manifested for workmates, family and the Emergency Services and medical personnel who
responded to the scene and supported Ian throughout his extensive physical and emotional recovery.
Ian explains the progression of
his recovery; a journey from the accident site to the Burns Unit in Brisbane through to the present and, more importantly,
what inspired Ian to share his story and reinforce safety culture awareness.
Ian includes pictures in his presentation fourteen days after the accident, which is an prominent focus that
shows the powerful but painful reality of a workplace incident.
compares the WH&S training of some 20 years ago to the modern training of today; focusing on the protocols, procedures
and technologies that would have prevented Ian's incident.
The "Why's" for training.
Why we need to appreciate WH&S
in your work force.
using the correct equipment is vital.
Why an individual's responsibilities extend beyond themselves to workmates and family.
What changes were introduced back in March 1992 under the National Safety Act to working
in and around Confined Spaces?
A survivor of an Industrial Accident Ian suffered severe burns to eighty per cent of his body; at
that time the only accident of its kind within Australia where a gas enriched environment ignited in a confined
space and the victim survived.
and Industries WH&S
- Psycological - Mindset / Perplexity of self-esteem
Which all include
- Returning to same workplace
tremendous enhancement of WHY there is Occupational Health and Safety Training.
to work within these industries and Still undertakes Confined Space Entries.