Our 2011 conference was again compiled and delivered in partnership with the British Safety Council. Delegates and other interested parties will be able to download or request copies of the individual seminar presentations by clicking on the orange links below (available from 12th October 2011).
|British Safety Council|
|S1A||09:30-10:15||Lisa Fowlie: Health and Safety Adviser, University of Wales, Bangor||Communicating Health and Safety Issues in Training: From (Bored) Board Level to Basics||For health and safety trainers, effective communication needs to be finely tuned and developed to meet wide ranging audiences at different levels and abilities. This presentation is a tribute of techniques that reflects the experience of facing a multitude of audiences, who when asked why they have attended a course respond in unison with ‘I was told to’ and, sadly, also often possess the misconception that health and safety is an imposition and training is an ordeal to sit through!
|S1B||11:10–11:55||Christian Durham Hall, Barrister||'The Road to Proceedings'||A look at protocols, alternative dispute resolution, pre-action disclosure, advice and early cost consequences – Effectively, the best way to build a solid case – some case studies.
S1B - Christian Durham Hall (Reebok Stadium - 05.10.11) (327 Kb)
|S1C||12:50–13:35||Neal Stone: Director of Policy and Research, British Safety Council||The Changing Health and Safety Landscape||Neal Stone will assess the impact of the recent and planned Government reforms of our health and safety regulatory framework, including the Löfstedt review and explore the likely impact of reduced resources for regulation and enforcement. He will also explore the significant changes taking place in the sourcing of expert advice and guidance.
S1C - Neil Stone (Reebok Stadium - 05.10.11).pdf (249 Kb)
|S1D||14:30–15:15||Jane Saunders: Occupational Health Manager, SELEX Galileo||Business Benefits and Implementation of an Occupational Health Service||The presentation will consider the SELEX Galileo Occupational Health delivery model, organisation wide buy-in from the top down, and how to ensure engagement and maintaining employee interest. Most importantly, the business benefits of Occupational Health initiatives will be discussed.
S1D - Jane Saunders (Reebok Stadium - 05.10.11) (1,270 Kb)
|S1E||10.20-11.05||Ken Smith: Divisional Director - Consultancy Services Arc Associates||Safety is a "Can Do" Business||Legislation requires that you manage health and safety in all areas of business. Safety should not be restrictive but a positive approach to good business management; it isn’t about can’t do. ‘Safety is a Can Do Business’ is a seminar which challenges these misconceptions and discusses the benefits of doing it right.
S1E - Ken Smith (Reebok Stadium - 05.10.11) (1,367 Kb)
|S1F||12.00-12.45||Ansell Occupational Healthcare||Cut Protection & Cur Index; The Reality Behind The Scores||From regulation to real life practice; An insight into hand protection experiences & learning about the deviation between laboratory test and shop floor reality. Understand the level of protection to better address glove performance requirements and optimise glove portfolio selection, as well as operator's protection & satisfaction.
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|S1G||13.00-13.30||Anthony Hubbard Technical Director, The Karen Clifford Skin Cancer Charity and Skin Cancer UK||'The Science of Suncare' and why it is a Health and Safety issue||Looking at the dangers from the sun, what are the issues with skin cancer, how people (staff and employers) can ensure they protect themselves from the sun and skin cancer (especially if they work outdoors). Also the history of sunscreens and how to ensure the correct selection along with some do's and don'ts of sun safety.
S1G - Anthony Hubbard (Reebok Stadium - 05.10.11) (931 Kb)
|S1H||13.40-14.25||Ian Samson: Manager, UK & Ireland, DuPont Personal Protection||Put your chemical protective clothing to the test!||
Are you wondering what protection really means? Are you sure your chemical protective clothing is really protecting you?
Finally these questions have been conclusively answered by professor Victor Tytonius, a passionate scientist who specialises in worker protection and chemical protective clothing and materials. In a series of videos, he leads you through some revealing experiments on the three most common materials: Tyvek®, Microporous Film and SMS.
Join the professor in his lab and learn everything you need to know about chemical protective clothing!
What has driven a renowned expert like Victor Tytonius to videotape his experiments? And what can the viewer expect?
S1H - Ian Samson (Reebok Stadium - 05.10.11) (1,160 Kb)
|S1J||14.30-15.15||Alan McArthur Technical Affairs Egineer, 3M Occupational Health & Environmental Safety||Occupational Asthmagens||This presentation puts Occupational Asthmagens in the spotlight. Occupational asthmagens exist in a broad range of industries. They include substances such as flour, isocyanates and wood dust. 3M will highlight common asthmagens, their health effects and give guidance on control measures.
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