Meeting time: 13.30hrs – 15.45hrs unless otherwise stated; free for SCOHSG company representatives and for IOSH members unless otherwise stated. Visitors are welcome by prior arrangement.
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Speaker: Jason Anker, Director, Anker & Marsh Jason Anker describes how a fall from a ladder changed his life and the lives of his family and friends. He uses his experience to demonstrate the importance of ensuring that safety management strategies for working at height are robust and that workers understand the importance of complying with health and safety procedures.Find out more »
Speaker: Arup Majhi, Safety Health & Environment Manager, Carlisle City Council Arup has many years of experience working as Safety Health & Environment Manager at Carlisle City Council, an organisation where some employees routinely undertake lone working tasks. He will consider more than one solution to the problem of keeping lone workers safe and will also look at the use of lone working technologies, such as Sky guard, that can be used to augment lone working management procedures. Members are…Find out more »
Workplace host: Mark Twitchett, Territory Safety Manager, English Heritage Mark will give an overview of English Heritage’s health and safety arrangements at an organisational level and at Furness Abbey where they are currently carrying out essential maintenance to the fabric of the buildings. There are limited places on this visit therefore initial bookings will be taken at our March and April meetings. Furness Abbey: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/furness-abbey/ Members are encouraged to take part in an interactive discussion about effective health and safety…Find out more »
Speaker: Mark Dawson, HM Principal Inspector (Cumbria & North Lancashire), HSE, Carlisle Mark will summarise HSE's priorities and strategies for 2019/20 and provide members with an overview of the main causes of workplace accidents in the north west during the past year. Members are encouraged to take part in an interactive discussion with speakers during the meeting and to network with other members over tea or coffee and biscuits after the meeting. There will be a committee meeting after main…Find out more »
Speaker: Barbara Hockey, Head of Vulnerable Workers Team, HSE, Birmingham When young people start their working-life they will be unfamiliar the workplace environment, its associated risks and the behaviour that is expected of them. Barbara Hockey, Head of Vulnerable Workers Team at HSE, Birmingham will therefore cover topics such as ways of assessing whether young workers need additional support to allow them to carry out their work so that they do not put themselves and others at risk and whether,…Find out more »
Speaker: John Gould, Process Safety Management & Loss Prevention Lecturer, Sheffield University John Gould has many years of experience of identifying potential major accident scenarios in the gas industry including off-shore rigs for firms such as Centrica. He was also a Specialist HSE Inspector (1994 to 2001). He will look at a range of methodologies to help employers prevent major accidents including risk screening, frequency analysis, consequence analysis, risk evaluation, decision making and human factors and he will illustrate these…Find out more »