Health and safety events and resources for March

Here are some health awareness events and resources for March complied by the Work Health and Safety Unit:

Melanoma March – Marching for a cure – raise awareness and funds to find a cure for melanoma.

Clean Up Australia Day – 1 March – inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment.

National Sleep Awareness Week, 4-10 March – Join The National Sleep Foundation in Championing Sleep Health. Flinders sleep research undertaken in the School of Psychology.

World Kidney Day – 10 March – an annual global campaign to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys.

World’s Greatest Shave (Leukemia) – 10-13 March – get sponsored to shave your hair to help people with blood cancer.


From 1 February 2016, all University premises and sites, including all buildings, structures, car parks, outdoor areas and vehicles will be a smoke-free, fresh air zone, except for a selected number of specifically designated outdoor areas. Further information available on the WHS Unit website.

Safety Videos – video training resources available on line at these sites: ,

videos include topics: Managing Change, Handling Aggressive Behaviour in Public, Performance and Wellbeing, Outdoor Work, Ergonomics, Bullying and Harassment, Manual Handling, Hazardous Substances and many more. Contact for assistance.

Oasis A University Centre for hospitality, wellbeing and inclusive spirituality that aims to inspire a culture of care

Flinders One Fitness also runs health and fitness programs with special offers.

General WHS and health information –

Please visit the WHS Unit Health and Wellbeing website for more information.

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