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The 10th British Safety Council annual conference: health and safety in uncertain times

Wednesday
14
Nov 2018
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Congress Centre 28 Great Russell St
London
WC1B 3LS

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Is your organisation prepared to manage health and safety effectively in a rapidly changing environment? There are significant challenges on the horizon for businesses in the UK. Our conference features expert speakers, case studies and thought leadership sessions to help you and your business prepare for the challenges ahead.

Is your organisation prepared to manage health and safety effectively in a rapidly changing environment?

Many important changes lay ahead for businesses and workers in the UK: Technology, Brexit, new standards, deregulation and much more.

Our 10th Annual Conference featured expert speakers and sessions carefully developed to help you and your business prepare for these uncertain times.

Why attend?

✓ Inspiring thought leadership workshops with leading health and safety experts
✓ Insightful discussion panels and case studies such as Brexit, the Hackitt report, ISO 45001 and more
✓ Interactive showcase of new Virtual Reality training methods
✓ Opportunity to network with like-minded professionals

Who should attend

From CEO to beginner, wherever you stand on the spectrum of HSE, the conference has something of interest for you.

Pre-conference members only session

An exclusive opportunity for our members who attended the conference to take part in a free of charge legal session covering sentencing guidelines, recent case review and the implications of legal privilege chaired by Chris Green, Partner, Weightmans LLP.

 

Meet the speakers

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    Lawrence Waterman Chairman, British Safety Council

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    Sir Paul Kenny Board Member, Health and Safety Executive

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    Mike Robinson Chief Executive, British Safety Council

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    Clare Forshaw Occupational Health & Hygiene Partner, Park Health & Safety Partnership

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    David Parr Policy and Technical Director, British Safety Council

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    Diane Lightfoot CEO, Business Disability Forum

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    James Mansbridge Head of Digital Learning, British Safety Council

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    Kathryn Gilbertson Partner, Greenwoods GRM

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    Matthew Holder Head of Campaigns and Engagement, British Safety Council

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    Dan Shears National Health, Safety and Environment Director, GMB

Agenda

09:00 Registration  
09:30  Welcome and introduction Mike Robinson Chief Executive, British Safety Council
09:40-10:15 

Opening Keynote

The importance of top management leadership

Sir Paul Kenny Board Member Health and Safety Executive

10:15-10:50

GDPR : the Implications on health and safety management

Chris Green Partner Head of Regulatory, Weightmans LLP

 

10:50-11.05

Virtual reality – training showcase

 

James Mansbridge Head of Digital Learning, British Safety Council
11:05 Coffee break  
First session - main room
11:30-12:10

The business benefits of promoting health and wellbeing within the workplace

Clare Forshaw
Occupational Health & Hygiene Partner, Park Health & Safety Partnership

12:10-12:50

Preparing for the future workplace

Dan Shears National Health, Safety & Environment Director GMB Trade Union

First session - break out room

11:30-12:10

“Brexit” – what are the implications for health and safety in the UK?

Lawrence Waterman OBE Chairman, British Safety Council
12:10-12:50 Air pollution – the risk to your outdoor workers

Matthew Holder
Head of Campaigns and Engagement, British Safety Council

Andrew Grieve
Senior Air Quality Analyst
King’s College, London

12:50  Lunch  

Presentation - main room

13:40-14:30

Post Grenfell – The implications for fire safety management and future regulation

Kathryn Gilbertson Partner, Regulatory Greenwoods GRM

Workshop - break out room

13:40-14:30

ISO 45001: A globalised approach to occupational health and safety management

David Parr Policy and Technical Director
British Safety Council

Panel discussion - main room

14:30-15:20

The benefits of improved worker participation

Diane Lightfoot CEO, Business Disability Forum

Lawrence Waterman OBE Chairman, British Safety Council

Dan Shears National Health, Safety & Environment Director, GMB Trade Union

Simon Walker Health & Safety Director, Mount Anvil

15:20 Closing Remarks Lawrence Waterman OBE Chairman, British Safety Council
15:30  Close  

Last year's highlights

2018 Annual Conference Highlights Video

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Feedback

"Provided insightful inspired dialogue and an exchange of views through like-minded people."
Andrew Butler, Occupational Safety & Health Manager, Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd
"A good cross section of relevant topical presentations and a chance to network with like-minded individuals."
John D Swann, Facilities Manager, The Salvation Army

Enquiries

Any other questions, please email to events@britsafe.org or call +44 (0)20 8741 1231.