Unmissable workshop series

09 December 2019

3M are delighted to invite you to one of a series of FREE Heavy Manufacturing and Transportation Workshop Days, sponsored by Health and Safety Matters (HSM). Come along and get involved in these interactive events in Bracknell (4th Feb 2020) or Manchester (6th Feb 2020).

You’ll be hosted by 3M Application Engineers who will guide you through four workshops:

1. Welding and Grinding 101

  • Learn what control measures are required to effectively protect your welder’s whilst improving their productivity 

  • Discuss the implications of the HSE’s 2019 Welding Fume guidance for your business and share best practice across the industry. 

Plus, discover how to strike an effective balance of a safe working environment and optimum levels of productivity with our HAVS expert Application Engineer who will be on hand to provide insights into workplace hazards and risk mitigation.

2. SMART Hearing

  • The importance of situational awareness and its impact on compliance and other aspects of workplace safety.

  • Essential elements of an effective Hearing Conservation programme e.g. validation of protection solutions

Enjoy a fully immersive experience. All participants will wear 3M communication headsets during the session.

3. Safeguarding workforce health: Breathing made easy Selection of adequate and suitable respiratory protection can seem daunting. Discover how the Four Step Guide to Respiratory Protection can support you in safeguarding your workforce’s health when faced with respiratory hazards

4. ABCs of Working at Height and Rescue

  • Let us help you to break down the key components of an effective working at height programme, from identifying the hazards and selecting the appropriate controls to training and rescue planning. 

All this plus, 3M are delighted to welcome several leading industry experts who will form a panel discussion giving you an opportunity to hear from the industries finest, ask questions and share your thoughts on the key issues affecting your business.

George Elliott, Senior 3M Application Engineer explains why our Industry Safety Days are a training opportunity that simply can’t be missed, “2019 has been a remarkable year for those working in Heavy Manufacturing and Transportation, with the HSE’s welding fume announcement causing uncertainties for many businesses. At 3M, we understand the complexities that Health and Safety Managers face when seeking to keep their workforce safe and well. We are proud to support the industry in workshopping and discussing the current issues and trends, helping to provide businesses with tangible solutions and implementation strategies.”

3M Heavy Manufacturing and Transportation Workshop Series are also the perfect opportunity to network with fellow Health and Safety professionals, to share your knowledge, experience and insights.

Outline agenda

9:00 – Arrival and refreshments

9:30 – Welcome speeches

9:45 – Industry presentation

10:15 – 13:00 – 3 x workshops

Free lunch and refreshments

14:00 – 1 x workshop

14:55 – Panel discussion

15:30 – Closing words

Dates and locations:

Tuesday 4th February 2020 at 3M Customer Innovation Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire Thursday 6th February 2020 at Manchester City Football Club, Greater Manchester

Arrival: 9:00. Finish: 16:00

Cost: FREE

Don’t miss out – spaces are limited, so book yours now!

Click here to register

In the meantime, if there’s anything we can help with, please call the 3M Helpline on 0800 032 9597 or