A huge thank you to all our engaging presenters who invested time, energy and humour into their presentation and who all received glowing feedback from participants. Your presentations entertained, engaged and educated us.
- Andrew Everett (Department of Health)
- Andrew Huhtanen (Melbourne Eyecare Clinic)
- Ange La Scala (Melbourne University Sport)
- Lisa Keo(Health and Safety Assist, Health and Safety Services)
- Madelaine Nunn (Madelaine Nunn)
- Maureen Nunn (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)
- Nicky Haslinghouse (Emergency and Critical Incident Specialist, Health and Safety Services)
- Rosie O'Halloran (Ergonomist, Health and Safety Services)
- Sam Montalto (Faculty of Science)
- Simon Van Dam (BackCare & Seating)
- Tom O'Halloran (Mechanics of Movement)
Congratulations to the excellent Organising Committee for the amazing planning, coordination and execution of the presentations, competitions and events put together for National Safe Work Month 2021.
If you would like to volunteer for the Organising Committee or as a presenter for National Safe Work Month 2022, Health and Safety Assist would love to hear from you.
Thank you to everyone who took part in the various competitions run during October as part of National Safe Work Month. We had a great time looking at the photographs and watching the step challenge progress week on week. Read on for the full list of winners.
Working From Home Quiz
Congratulations to Meg Smith on beating the competition to win the Working from home - the good, the bad and the ugly quiz as part of the BackCare & Seating presentation. Meg won an amazing sit stand desk that will no doubt make working from home more enjoyable.
Congratulations to the 30+ participants who signed up to be part of the November Step Challenge. Together they achieved 3,990,503 steps during the month.
If they were a relay-team they would have walked from The University of Melbourne all the way to Townsville (via Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane) or across the Nullarbor Plain to Perth. it is almost enough to get to Darwin, via Alice Springs and Adelaide.
Highest Daily Step Count
Shirin Tejani, accumulated 36,714 steps in a single day.
Highest Cumulative Step Count
Graeme Hairsine, achieved over 322,500 steps throughout the month.
Shirin Tejani, began the month with a mere 142 steps per day and ended with a daily average of 13,937!
Step Challenge Team
After dominating the weekly challenges, Rein, Hail and Shine won the overall challenge. The team members included: Elise Meier / Ira Tedja / Rosie O'Halloran
Weekly Step Count winners
|Week - Distance||Winner|
|Week 1 - 5,000+||Lisa Keo|
|Week 1 - 10,000+ steps||Marcia Banovac|
|Week 2 - 5,000+||Kirsten Clark|
|Week 2 - 10,000+ steps||Graeme Hairsine|
|Week 3 - 15,000+||Emily Badge|
|Week 3 - Random draw||Brittany Carter|
|Week 4 - 15,000+||Chanetelle Linnett|
|Week 4 - Random draw||Lisa Lovell|
Health and Safety
Make sure to keep a distance from any other people while on campus.
Where I Work
Aunty Lorraine finding some quiet time away from teaching and marking.
Flora and Fauna
Old Arts seen through nature.
Weird and Wonderful
A visit from Mr Tawny early in the morning.
- Lisa Lovel
- Verity Fisher
- Kathryn Mistica
- Lisa Lovell
- Verity Fisher
Mindfulness Colouring Artwork
- Kathryn Mistica (Adult entrant)
- Max (Child entrant 1)
- Emily (Child entrant 2)