A new British Safety Council report, ‘Future risk: Impact of work on health, safety and wellbeing', prepared by RobertsonCooper tells us that people:
- are living and working for longer
- that many tasks are being automated
- modern communication technologies are dissolving the work/home divide
- new materials like nanotechnology can present new risks
- new techniques can present new risks
- there is an increasing use of more ‘flexible’ employee contracts.
With these fundamental changes, the risks associated with work are also changing.
Some changes are likely to be beneficial. However, job insecurity can impact our mental wellbeing, and with people and machines becoming ‘colleagues’ in the future, there is a danger of physical and health risks in always being ‘on.’
Agenda so far...
|9:30||Future risk: Impact of work on health, safety and wellbeing|
|10:30||Emerging risk||Professor Andrew Curran, Chief Scientific Adviser and Director of Research, Health and Safety Executive|
|11:15||Technology transformation||Chris Wales, Chief Technology and Marketing Officer, British Safety Council|
|11:45||Changing nature of employment|
|13:00||Future of regulation||Professor Paul Almond
Research Division Leader, Law
University of Reading
|13:30||Shifting the political landscape|
|14:00||Turning a theory into practice||Beth Gaudin, Senior Consultant, Forster Communications|
|14:45||Thriving!||Mark Davies, Founder, 7Futures Ltd|
More details to follow.
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Competitive edge depends on engaged, healthy and proactive workers. Find out at this British Safety Council conference about how work is likely to change in the future, how change might blunt this edge and what practical steps you can take to promote a culture that will deliver to the bottom line. Being prepared for the future means understanding how work is changing today.
A British Safety Council video exploring how work will change in the future and how this might impact on our health, safety and wellbeing, can be found here.
Informative, professional and thought provoking; the British Safety Council conference did a fantastic job in identifying how practitioners can take forward their own thinking and provided catalysts for that to happen.
Who should attend
- Health and safety professionals or HR professionals
- Mental health and well-being specialists
- Trade unionists
Attendees will gain valuable insights in how to prepare for the changing world of work and how to build good, healthy workplaces in the future.
Highlights from the 2017 British Safety Council Annual Conference
Date: Thursday 24 May 2018
Duration: 1 Day
Venue: Marriott Bristol City Centre, 2 Lower Castle Street, Old Market Bristol England BS1 3AD
Nearest station: Bristol Temple Meads
Price: Early bird booking for British Safety Council members offer until Friday 6 April 2018:
£125.00 + VAT per person
Early bird booking for non-British Safety Council members offer until Friday 6 April 2018:
£145.00 + VAT per person
Booking for British Safety Council members:
£155.00 + VAT per person
Booking for non-British Safety Council members:
£180.00 + VAT per person
Group discount: third and subsequent delegates from the same organisation will be half price.
How to get there
Any other questions, please email to [email protected].