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We know risks are never constant and we have the skills and experience to provide you with solutions to assist in today's changing and challenging environment. Our goal is to develop trusted and close working relationships with you to promote an environment where a "working ​together" approach is taken.

Continuing our strong focus on risk prevention and mitigation, we offer a broad range of workshops and seminars on a range of relevant and valuable, existing, new and emerging topics. Our workshops and seminars are tailored to meet your organisational needs.

Current events​

LGIS Injury Management workshop

This course is aimed at workers or teams involved in the management and care of injured workers.​

Date: Thursday, 1 November 2018
Location: LGIS office, level 3, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville
RSVP: Margaret Pisano on 9483 8815 or email​.

  • ​Legislative requirements
  • The role of a return to work coordinator
  • Completing required forms and documents
  • Working with key stakeholders
  • Return to work programs
  • Role of occupational physicians in RTW (presented by Dr. Stewart Lloyd)
  • Overcoming barriers
  • Case Studies
  • Panel Q&A

More details available here​.

Previous workshops and seminars​

18 September 2018

Office Ergonomics Champion's Session

The aim of this workshop was to empower and educate key workers to perform basic ergonomic assessments. ​

11 September 2018​

WALGA and LGIS joint HR forum

The aim of this forum wa​s to facilitate discussions on human resources, employee relations and occupational safety and health matters with a specific focus on topic that are of relevance to the local government sector. 

Monday 3 September, 2018

Grenfell Tower, cladding and the West Australian impact

Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017, the cladding used on buildings has become a significant issue around the world. Here in Western Australia, LGIS and the WA Local Government Association (WALGA) have been investigating building cladding and the potential ramifications for local governments.​

Speakers included Ray Chitty, Head of Insurance Service for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea; City of Westminster; and London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, who provided in-house insurance response for the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017, and Matthew Reid, Partner at law firm Jackson McDonald specialising in local government. 

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

​​​​​​​WALGA and LGIS joint HR forum - Metropolitan

Thursday 15 March 2018

LGIS Injury Management Workshop

This course was delivered to workers or teams involved in the management and care of injured workers.​​