The Health and Safety Event, Birmingham

Tue - Thu
Apr 2020
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National Exhibition Centre (NEC) North Avenue
B40 1NT

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British Safety Council is the official educational partner at this three-day exhibition and conference in the NEC, Birmingham. We will be exhibiting and our team will be on hand to discuss our full range of health, safety and environmental management training, campaigning, auditing, advisory and membership services. Details of our educational seminars are featured below.


Tuesday 28 April 2020

The Significance of the Regulatory Framework in the Modern Workplace


VIP session

Health and safety legal surgery

An opportunity for delegates to discuss current legal trends and recent health and safety cases with an experienced professional health and safety specialist lawyer

Chris Green Regulatory Partner

Keoghs Solicitors


Keynote address:

The changing role of the regulator

The new Chief Executive of the HSE will outline the regulator’s role in ensuring senior management leadership on health and safety within an organisation.

An opportunity for delegates to hear the HSE new CEO and learn of the regulator’s future focus and strategy.

Sarah Albon
Chief Executive



Panel debate session : What are the potential implications for the health and safety regulatory framework post-Brexit?

The panel will debate / discuss the potential implications post-Brexit for health and safety legislation.

An opportunity for delegates to join the discussion and question panellists on the future health and safety legal framework after Brexit.


Lawrence Waterman OBE Chairman

British Safety Council


Selvin Brown Director of Engagement and Policy, HSE

Neal Stone Head of Policy and Governance McOnie Agency

Chris Green Regulatory Partner

Keoghs Solicitors


The implications of changing regulations post-Grenfell

A review of the actual and likely changes to building and fire regulations post-Grenfell and the implications for relevant stakeholders.


Jonathan O’Neill, OBE MD Fire Protection Association


The impact of the revised sentencing guidelines on senior management commitment

A review of how the revised sentencing guidelines have impacted on top management attitudes and behaviours across the board.


Neal Stone Policy Advisor McConie Agency

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Risk Management


VIP Session




Effective management of workplace health

A review of how health hazards within the workplace should be identified and managed in alignment with physical safety hazards.

Professor David Fishwick

Chief Medical Adviser



Risk management within sports stadia: case study

An opportunity for delegates to learn how risk management is implemented within the sports stadia sector.


Spencer Lee
Health and Safety Manager and
Departmental Safeguarding Officer

Arsenal FC



Implementing an integrated risk management system: case study

A look at how UNITE students have implemented a single integrated risk management framework across their diverse operational activities.


Stephanie Camm Head of Health and Safety

UNITE students

Luke Blake

Regional Health and Safety Advisor

UNITE students


Managing workplace mental health

An overview of how organisation’s can identify and implement strategies designed to recognise and address mental health issues within the workplace.


Joscelyne Shaw Director of Strategy Mates in Mind


Stephen Haynes Head of Programmes Mates in Mind

Thursday 30 April 2020

Health and Wellbeing in the Modern Workplace


VIP Session

The challenges of effectively managing health and wellbeing

VIP session in which delegates will discuss the main challenges of identifying and managing health and wellbeing issues within the workplace.

James Murray Managing Director Health Workplace


Personal choice and safe behaviour

Delegates to gain an understanding of personal choice and how it influences behaviour commensurate with “Zero Harm” principles.

Steve Jones Partner Setters Ltd



The role of the modern day health and safety professional in promoting Health and Wellness

Delegates will review how the role of the health and safety professional is changing to ensure health and wellness within the workplace is recognised as a business benefit.

Clare Forshaw
Occupational Health and Hygiene Partner Park Associates


How senior management leadership changed the organisational culture : a case study

A look at how senior management within Unipart have demonstrated leadership and commitment in order to change the workplace culture across the organisation.

Andy Pyne Operations and Logistics Director, Unipart Group of Companies Ltd




*Agenda may be subject to change. 

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