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Health & Safety Event 2019 Seminars

19 March 2019

WITH 130 inspirational speakers and over 45 sessions taking place, The Health & Safety Event is the place to be on 9-11 April 2019 at NEC Birmingham.

Offering essential insight into the latest trends and developments affecting the UK health and safety sector, including the challenges associated with a rapidly changing world of work and risk. 

Conference Theatre

Curated by our Educational Partner The British Safety Council, covering a range of pertinent topics that are sure to stimulate discussion and debate including: 

Post-Grenfell: The implications for Fire safety management and future regulation (9 April) 

Discussing future implications for the sector and examining the latest developments in fire safety management and future regulation. 

The significance of Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace (10 April)

Focusing on workplace health, wellbeing and disability in the modern workplace, investigating the most significant issues affecting workers’ wellbeing. Sharing best practice on the most effective ways of ensuring the long-term health, wellbeing and productivity of today’s changing workforce. 

Establishing an engaged culture (11 April) 

Highlighting the importance of leadership and top management commitment within the workplace. Discussing the role of top management in promoting a positive organisational culture and the issue of diversity within the workplace. 

HSM Knowledge Exchange

Where panels of experts from the likes of HSE, NEBOSH and the Access Industry Forum will take part in question-and-answer sessions with the audience including…

We are all designers (9 April)

In an increasingly technology driven world, employees are being inundated with information, causing ‘white noise’. This interactive discussion highlights how businesses can apply ‘user experience’ principles to increase engagement in health and safety across their organisation.

Training & Competence (11 April)

A panel of top industry experts will reveal how new industry standard ISO 45001 will help

organisations reduce the burden of occupational injuries and diseases by providing a framework to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and create better, safer, working conditions, all over the world.

Safer Logistics Theatre

A must for any practitioner responsible for ensuring the health and safety of people working in warehouses, logistics hubs and transport fleets across the land. Featuring expert guidance and advice from such well-known entities as Toyota Material Handling UK, the Forklift Truck Association and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the programme will tackle, among other topics, HGV driver health, forklift and rack safety. Sessions include: 

Driver Health: Asking the awkward questions (9 April)

This presentation gives managers the tools to develop a proactive approach to tackling the

problem of HGV driver health issues.

The importance of taking responsibility for lifting equipment maintenance (9 April)

The recent collapse of a crane at Falmouth docks was not a one-off. Here, LEEA illustrates the importance of monitoring crane design working periods.

Lone Worker Theatre

Hosting representatives from various industries discussing the likes of ensuring personal safety while visiting clients, technological and behavioural controls, and duty of care towards lone workers. Sessions include:

Managing the security of lone workers travelling home & abroad (9 April)

Terrorism and you - Your duty of care to you and your staff - Communicating during a crisis

And finally, a look to the future of lone working controls: body worn video, geolocation, incident notification... what next? (11 April)

The panel will discuss the advances and advantages of technology, whilst at the same time exploring the limitations and the considerations necessary. You can register to attend any of these sessions for FREE at www.healthandsafetyevents.co.uk