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Health & Safety Scotland

Wed - Thu
12-13
Sep 2018
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The SEC Exhibition Way
Glasgow
G3 8YW

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The British Safety Council is the official educational partner of Western Business Exhibitions at their two-day exhibition and conference at The SEC, Glasgow in September. Health & Safety Scotland showcases the very best of the industries products and services whilst offering the visitor free access to educational seminars on best practise advice, legislation and policy.

The British Safety Council exhibited at the event on stand HS86 and was on hand to discuss our full range of health, safety and environmental management training, auditing, advisory and membership services.

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The educational seminars included:

Wednesday 12 September

09:30-10:15

Scottish Case Law Update

This session will review recent health and safety prosecutions and consider how these might affect key legal principles in application of regulations and definition of sentencing guidelines.

Malcolm Gunnyeon Partner, Dentons LLP

10:30-11:15

Engaging young people in Health and Safety case study

Building a positive approach to health and safety can be a real challenge when working with young people. This case study session will explore how real life experiences can help to engage young people in this important issue.

Andy Forbes, Director, Babcock Marine 

13:00-13:45

Thriving!

Balanced nutrition and hydration are essential to overall wellbeing, but there is also a body of evidence to show that poor nutrition and overuse of caffeine and sugar can affect attention and coordination sufficiently to impact on safety as well as long term health. Hear about the key principles of balancing nutrition, rest, work and relaxation, gain an insight into common issues and pick up some tips that you can take back to your own organisation to help support your wellbeing programme.

Mark Davies
Director
7Futures
14:45-15:30

A view from the Regulator - Blue Tape

HSE will provide an update on their work to better understand the impact of non-regulatory requirements and the burdens that these place on businesses. Hear from the programme lead about the research so far, and their plans to address the issues identified.

An opportunity to interact with the HSE and understand their priorities and focus areas to inform the health and safety management strategy in your business.

 

Jeremy Bevan Policy Manager, HSE


Thursday 13 September

09:30-10:15

When the Worst Happens – Managing a Fatal Accident and Dealing with a Fatal Accident Enquiry (under the new process)

Most organisations will never have to deal with a fatality or a major incident. However if the worst does happen then it’s really important to ensure that you have a process in place to manage the situation effectively.

Stacey Keen Litigator and Senior
Associate
Pinsent Masons

10:30-11:15


Your Choice – an innovative approach to training

ATT run the award winning multi-media induction programme for the iconic Thames Tideway project. They will deliver a taster session to illustrate how this type of learning can support health and safety culture change.

 

Active Training Team

13:00-13:45

A Good Day at Work – the Future of Work and Risk

New technologies, changing forms of employment and an ageing workforce are radically changing work and the workplace. Some are calling it the 4th industrial revolution and it will have a major impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of workers. The British Safety Council is hosting a one day conference bringing together leading commentators and thought leaders to review these changes and what can be done to keep workers healthy and our economy productive, now and in the future.

Julie Wacker Director Robertson Cooper LLP
14:45-15:30

Residents Safety – Lessons from Grenfell

Following the horrific fire at Grenfell tower in 2017 Camden Council have decided to make a step change their approach to safety of residents. Their new Director of Residents Safety will discuss the work that they are doing and how they are engaging with other local authorities and housing authorities to drive a national conversation about this important subject.

Keith Scott
Director of Residents Safety
Camden Council