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Workplace health and safety during COVID-19

COVID-19 has seen organizations faced with unfamiliar and rapidly evolving risks – the most critical being maintaining the health and safety of people. Companies around the world are grappling with how to maintain their operations during the COVID-19 pandemic while maintaining work health & safety standards for their stakeholders. Many have never faced a more serious stress test on safety systems, and strengthening these is essential going forward.

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Our team is currently working with companies across the globe - from multi-national corporations to local businesses – in several sectors including food and beverage, manufacturing, television media, and government services. With nearly A$2 billion in projects under management in emerging markets, we have taken rapid and decisive action to protect our staff and project stakeholders using leading workplace health and safety practices in many of the world’s most complex markets. We will bring some of these experiences to bear during this discussion.

Join Cardno’s Work Health and Safety team for a discussion on how your business can to ensure the immediate physical and mental well-being of your employees, visitors, and supply chains, while implementing protocols, policies, systems and culture to protect your business in the long run.

Date: Multiple dates (12th and 19th May) 11:30am to 12:30pm AEST


Dr. Natalie EgnotSenior Health Specialist with Cardno Chemrisk
Natalie is an epidemiologist with expertise in occupational health, infectious disease, and program evaluation. She holds a DrPH in Epidemiology and a MPH in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

Caroline GillespieWHS Specialist with Cardno
Caroline is a PhD Candidate with Masters in WHS and Psychology. She is a chartered occupational health and safety professional who has developed and implemented award-winning systems and injury prevention, research, and health programs. She has worked with clients in developed and emerging contexts across Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and Africa in several industry sectors including agriculture, infrastructure development, manufacturing, and renewable energy.

Rasika Mohan, Senior Manager with Cardno
Rasika is a senior strategist, designer and innovation professional, with a passion for commercially viable business models. She has worked with clients and teams across the corporate, not-for-profit, and government sectors to develop business strategies, design products, services and business models, and lead program implementation.

Brian Kraft, Senior Consultant with Cardno
Brian is a senior consultant with expertise in strategy, stakeholder engagement, and political economics of emerging markets. Prior to joining Cardno, Brian advised leading companies on how to effectively and sustainably do business in complex markets across Southeast Asia. With a Masters in International Relations paired with over six years living and working in Indonesia and Singapore, Brian understands the complex intersections of business and politics in emerging markets.