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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May 2020

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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After lockdown – how employers can spot the signs of domestic abuse in their staff and help signpost employees to find help.

July 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Venue: Zoom meeting Pre-registration required at: https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcOmsrjIoEtHufMU5HQeXb8rspkm41Tb1 Access to this meeting: will be closed 10 minutes after the start time. Questions to the speaker: can be submitted to: southcumbrianorthlancashire@ioshnetworks.com before the meeting or, you can type questions and comments into the Zoom chat panel during the meeting. The chairman will then either put the question to the speaker or, ask the questioner to switch on their microphone and put the question themselves after the main meeting. Speaker: Michelle Walsh, Training…

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August 2020

Rising to the new challenges for our organisations as Covid-19 restrictions are eased.

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

Venue: Zoom meeting Topic:  Rising to the new challenges for our organisations as Covid-19 restrictions are eased. Pre-registration required at: https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpcemqrzMtHtUdYlxNFEuWwBmn4Bp0Nj6O Access to this meeting: will be closed 10 minutes after the start time. Questions to the speaker: can be submitted to: southcumbrianorthlancashire@ioshnetworks.com before the meeting or, you can type questions and comments into the Zoom chat panel during the meeting. The chairman will then either put the question to the speaker or, ask the questioner to switch on their…

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Five ways to wellbeing in the aftermath of lockdown

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

Venue: Zoom meeting Pre-registration required at: https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEocu2pqDIuHNUUuxYaN8akFRMQctLxhdIU Speakers: Doug Dennison, Director, Unmasked Mental Health, Halifax & Logan Smith, Director, Unmasked Mental Health, Halifax About the session The session will cover their top tips for coping with the mental health strain that Covid-19, working from home and lock down have brought upon us all. About Unmasked UnMasked was set up by three friends from Halifax, Doug Dennison, Logan Smith and Robin Cunningham. They have all battled with, and, overcome mental ill…

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September 2020

Managing on site partners and contractors – pitfalls and practical solutions after the easing of lockdown restrictions

September 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom

Speaker: Gary McAteer, Safety Adviser, Management of Contractors Department, Sellafield Sites Ltd, and Director, Energy Coast, Safety, Health and Environmental Solutions. About the session Gary will give members insights from both sides of the partner/contractor equation about the development of effective management systems and the implementation of Covid-19 restrictions for large organisations who may regularly employ up to 50 companies and have oversight of about 4,500 contractors. He will also consider how SMEs, with less than 30 employees, working across…

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Managing Contractor Health and Safety Effectively

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Safety Groups UK Webinar Speaker: Adel Lawson, HSEQ Manager – a prolific HSEQ professional with experience in corporate, oil and gas, consulting and manufacturing environments.  Decisive leader with a proven record of building and leading effective cross-functional, leadership and virtual teams, focused on the creation and implementation of exemplary HSEQ strategies.  Summary: This webinar is designed for attendees to gain a stronger understanding of some of the key areas where health and safety input is vital throughout the lifetime of…

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October 2020

Managing your Fire Risk Assessment in the aftermath of Covid-19.

October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom

Speaker: Andy Anderson, Managing Director, SOA, Safety Ltd & SOA Engineering Ltd, Dalton-in-Furness. About the session Andy will be joining us from Taiwan. He will discuss the importance of managing and maintaining workplace Fire Risk Assessments during the Covid-19 pandemic. He will look at some of the difficulties and potential solutions resulting from social distancing and how the spread of communicable disease impacts fire safety and personal safety in the workplace. About Andy Andy is a safety manager and professional…

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