Minutes and presentations from our regular meetings are available to view and download below.
Thursday 17 June 2021 Venue: Zoom meeting Speaker: Christian Reeve, Head of SHE Operations and Improvement, BAE Systems Submarines Christian gave members an overview of the differences between the underlying theory and methodology of Safety I and Safety II workplace
Driver Safety – professional drivers and the grey fleet (driving own cars on company business) post Covid-19
Venue: Zoom Thursday 20 May 2021 Speaker: Jonathon Backhouse, Director, Backhouse Jones Solicitors, Clitheroe Jonathon gave members an interesting and informative presentation about ways that employers can ensure that they develop robust risk assessments and safe systems of work for
Workplace Health and Safety and Public Health & Safety requirements: how can we make them compatible?
Thursday 15 April 2021, 13.30 to 14.30 Venue: Zoom meeting Speaker: James Woolgrove, FIIRSM MCIOB, Director, Heritage Health and Safety James discussed ways of managing interfaces between workplaces and the public in the light of duties placed on employers by
Thursday 18 March 2021, 13.30 to 14.30 Venue: Zoom meeting Speakers: Ian Whitehurst, Barrister, Exchange Chambers and Mark Davies, Director, Backhouse Jones Solicitors, Clitheroe Ian Whitehurst began the session by defining workplace transport as any activity involving vehicles used in
Zoom meeting: Thursday 18 February 2021, 13.30 to 14.30 Speaker: Lucy Atkinson, Customer Success Co-ordinator, Crams, Scarborough Lucy began her presentation by explaining that work-related stress is a serious issue, that it is often considered a ‘silent’ illness. She explained
Thursday 21 January 2021, 13.30 to 14.30 Venue: Zoom meeting Speaker: Danny Pyrah, Senior Risk Management Consultant, NFU Mutual Risk Management Services Ltd Danny started his presentation by posing the questions “…What’s the problem with agriculture? …” and “…Why has
Thursday 10 December 2020, 13.30 to 14.30 Venue: Zoom meeting Topic: HSE update. Speaker: Steven Boyd, Principal Inspector of Health and Safety, Health and Safety Executive, Carlisle Steve covered three main topics during his presentation: HSE’s 2020/2021 workplan focusing on:
Preventing Legionella and stagnation in water services – awareness of problems, especially in a post Covid world.
Thursday 19 November 2020, 13.30 to 14.30 Venue: Zoom meeting Topic: Preventing Legionella and stagnation in water services – awareness of problems, especially in a post Covid world. Speaker: Niall Phillips, Hygiene and Technical Services Manager, Hydraclean Niall gave members
Thursday 22 October 2020, 13.30 to 14.30 Venue: Zoom meeting Speaker: Andy Anderson, Managing Director, SOA, Safety Ltd & SOA Engineering Ltd, Dalton-in-Furness. Andy explained that a robust workplace Fire Risk Assessment needed to follow the basic principles of all
Venue: Zoom Speaker: Gary McAteer, Safety Advisor, Management of Contractors Department, Sellafield Sites Ltd, and Director, Energy Coast, Safety, Health and Environmental Solutions. Gary gave members an insight into the way that Sellafield Ltd manages their massive decommissioning operation of