This year's FREE conference has again been compiled in partnership with
the British Safety Council. The programme is completely new and the
content is unique to Health and Safety Scotland. Registering to
attend any of the following sessions is free of charge as part of your registration process.
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|S2A||09:30-10:15||Shaun Curry/Harry Gallagher: Drama Based Learning, Macnaughton McGregor Ltd||Drama – Safety Leadership and Culture||A behaviour is something that is observable; an attitude is the entrenched motives behind those behaviours. Through our unique drama based safety programmes, Macnaughton McGregor effect a long term change in attitude, not just a short term change in behaviour and build lasting positive cultural change. Our sessions are: Interactive, Practical, Memorable, Powerful, Effective & Enjoyable
S2A - Shaun Curry - Harry Gallagher (Royal Highland Centre - 08.09.11) (1,642 Kb)
|S2B||11:10–11:55||Nigel Bryson: Director, Bryson Consulting||People Support What They Help Create||Enhanced worker involvement in an organisation can improve health, safety and business performance. The evidence for this is overwhelming but the Health and Safety Executive estimate that 60% of employers in Great Britain do not even adequately consult their employees. In this presentation practical measures are identified to improve worker involvement to assist organisations become safer, healthier and more efficient.
S2B - Nigel Bryson (Royal Highland Centre - 08.09.11) (323 Kb)
|S2C||12:50–13:35||Laura Cameron: Head of Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Scotland & NI), McGrigors LLP||Legal Update - Relevant Developments in H&S Law||The presentation will include a review of legal developments over the past 12 months including consideration of the first prosecution under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act and a round up of fines imposed around the country for Health and Safety Offences.
S2C - Laura Cameron (Royal Highland Centre - 08.09.11) (256 Kb)
|S2D||14:30–15:15||Ian Tasker: Assistant Secretary, Scottish Trades Union Congress||Occupational Health and Safety- The Recession and Economic Recovery||This presentation will focus on the impact that the recession has had on health and safety of workers and those made redundant and the ability of the enforcement authorities to continue to carry out meaningful enforcement.
S2D - Ian Tasker (Royal Highland Centre - 08.09.11) (157 Kb)
|S2E||10.20-11.05||Sarah Broadbent: Technical Affairs Engineer, 3M Occupational Health & Environmental Safety||Light hazards in the Spotlight||People are increasingly aware of the need to protect themselves from the sun in their leisure time; but is there the same awareness in the workplace? Light hazards including visible, artificial, ultraviolet and infrared light can present potential hazards to the eyes and skin. 3M, with their continual product development and broad portfolio of PPE are well placed to help you.
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|S2F||12.00-12.45||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.
S2F - Ken Smith (Royal Highland Centre - 08.09.11) (1,071 Kb)
|S2G||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?
S2G - Ian Samson (Royal Highland Centre - 08.09.11) (1,468 Kb)
|S2H||14.30-15.15||Ansell Occupational Healthcare||Cut Protection & Cut 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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