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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September 2019

HSE update

September 19, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Netherwood Hotel, Lindale Road
Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6ET United Kingdom
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Speaker: Steven Boyd, Acting HM Principal Inspector (Cumbria & North Lancashire), HSE, Carlisle Steven Boyd will: i. give a brief overview of HSE’s proposed 2020 - 2030 work plan, ii. summarise HSE's priorities and strategies for 2019/20 and iii. provide members with an overview of notable enforcement or interesting cases in Cumbria and North Lancashire with an opportunity to disseminate key learning points from these cases. Members are encouraged to take part in an interactive discussion with speakers during the…

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October 2019

Shortcuts lead to disaster – your guide to getting it right. People, equipment, mindfulness and engagement

October 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Netherwood Hotel, Lindale Road
Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6ET United Kingdom
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Day seminar: Thursday 17 October 2019, 09.15 to 16.00 Main topics and speakers: Human factors in the workplace: what are they? And how can they be managed?   Speaker: David Mason, Director, Inspire Safety The Impact of human factors on workplace behaviour when using tools and machinery.  Speaker: Dr Malcom Cook, Principal Engineer, BAE Systems Submarines, Barrow-in-Furness Managing work related stress.  Speaker: Emma Carhart, Mental Health Workplace Educator, Our Mind’s Work, Gateshead Mentoring young people in the workplace.  Speaker: James Riddick,…

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November 2019

Young people in the workplace

November 21, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Netherwood Hotel, Lindale Road
Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6ET United Kingdom
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Speaker: Stuart Mason, Health & Safety Adviser, Gilbert Giles & Gordon Ltd, Kendal 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. Stuart plans to cross reference HSE guidance as he uses case studies based on his work experiences since leaving school, followed by looking at how Gilkes manage their apprentices. Our committee would like to thank Stuart, for agreeing to make this presentation at…

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December 2019

Using case studies to identify major accident hazards

December 12, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Netherwood Hotel, Lindale Road
Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6ET United Kingdom
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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…

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January 2020

CDM – best practice for small and medium sized business Clients and Designers

January 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Netherwood Hotel, Lindale Road
Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6ET United Kingdom
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Speaker:    James Woolgrove, Director, Woolgrove Associates Ltd James has many years of experience of helping Clients and Designers comply with the requirements of the CDM Regulations for small and medium building projects and when renovating historic buildings. He believes that pre-project planning and user/builder friendly project designs are the cornerstone of successful building projects. James is well-known to many of our members; his presentations always generate lively and useful discussions about the problems associated with the safe management of building…

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May 2020

Managing home workers through lockdown and beyond.

May 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Zoom meeting Pre-registration required at: https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlceGurjMvHdPpg3Trap6unLZK4glaYsOJ Speaker: Dave Mason, Director, DMA Safety Management Ltd (Inspire Safety), Seascale The reality of working from home has been with us for a month. Employees are probably coming to terms with IT and new ways of communicating. But is this enough? Employers and managers need to look at health and wellbeing issues too. How are people coping? How can we achieve the ‘right’ balance between running a business and keeping home workers well and safe?…

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Covid-19: Mitigating the effects – Your Mental and Physical Wellbeing

May 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Venue: Zoom meeting Pre-registration required at: https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtdeyorDMrG9UQLIYgdN0ARiNnzYD1kaCm  - then you will be given a unique meeting access code. Access to this meeting: will be closed 10 minutes after the start time. Questions to the panel: should be typed in on the Zoom chat panel. After the main meeting the chairman will then either put the question to the panel, or ask the questioner to switch on their microphone and put the question themselves . Prior to the main presentation Dr…

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June 2020

Corvid-19: returning to workplace within Government Guidelines

June 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Venue: Zoom meeting Pre-registration required at: at: https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtf-Gvqz8uHNdO_hrkaFKqrwJ-GSjJIEtD Questions to speaker: These should be typed in on the Zoom chat panel. After the presentations the chairman will then either put the question to the panel, or ask the questioner to switch on their microphone and put the question themselves . Speakers:  Carol Stearne CFIOSH, Treasurer & CPD Mentor, South Cumbria & North Lancashire IOSH Branch and James Woolgrove, Director, Heritage Health & Safety, Warton Topic: Corvid 19: returning to workplace within…

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Corvid-19: Work Management Question Time

June 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom

Zoom meeting Pre-registration required at: https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ucO-urT8rH9PH3beYTr6J5HSwAMshrHdf Access to this meeting: will be closed 10 minutes after the start time. Questions to the panel: Please type these on the Zoom chat panel. The chairman will then either put the question to the panel, or ask the questioner to switch on their microphone and put the question themselves after the main meeting. Chair: Elsa Mason, Director, DMA Safety Management  Ltd (Inspire Safety) – consultant with a wide range of experience of providing…

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July 2020

First Aid during and post a pandemic.

July 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Venue: Zoom meeting Pre-registration required at: https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtfuysqzIsHNANdxWDRRD8hlGi789FLB3p Access to this meeting: will be closed 10 minutes after the start time. Speaker: Phil Newton, Managing Director, Skills Shop, Barrow-in-Furness. Phil has expertise and practical experience of helping managers and employees to understand the legal requirements of workplace health and safety topics such as First Aid and Mental Health. During his presentation he will discuss ways of providing adequate First Aid provision while complying with Corvid-19 requirements. Questions to the speaker: can…

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