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Programme for 2015

Download programme leaflet here


All meetings are free. The November and December meetings are to be held at:

commencing at 2pm.
(A complimentary buffet lunch will be served from 1.15pm.)

Note the venue change for these two meetings. The new venue is opposite the Birmingham Medical Institue (the previous venue). The (free) car park is accessed from Highfield Road.

Before the main speaker there may be a short (10 minute maximum) Members' Corner presentation on an issues of general interest to members, e.g. a problem solved, an incident that had occured, a visit from an enforcing agency etc. If you wish to give such a presentation please contact the Secretary.

Each meeting attracts 1 CPD point for Registered Safety Practitioners.

BHSEA in Association with the HSE also arranges a number of Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADS) (Free events arranged by the HSE and BHSEA under the Working Well Together (WWT) Campaign. 2015 dates to be confirmed.

Monday 12 January
Annual General Meeting
HSE Annual Progress Report and Future Plans
Sam Peace, HSE Divisional Director, Wales, Midlands and South West

Monday 9 February
Food Safety: From ‘Horsegate’ to Nanotechnology
Himmat Rai, Sentinel Safety Solutions

Monday 9 March
CDM – What’s the Latest?
Tony Mitchell, Principal Inspector, Health and Safety Executive

Monday 13 April
Warehouse Racking Safety
Steve Cowen, Cowen Associates Ltd. and Chairman SEMA Technical Committee

Wednesday 22 April
'Looking Back, Moving Forward' Construction Safety conference and exhibition
A partnership event hosted by BHSEA, HSE and WWT
This is a free one day event being held at the Barclaycard Area, Birmingham
Details and booking form

Monday 11 May
Personal Safety and Lone Working
Neil Jobes, CMS Training

Monday 8 June
Risk v Sacrifice: Myths and Realities
Nicola Cárdenas-Blanco, Associate, Disputes Resolution Group, SGH Martineau LLP

Tuesday 7 July
Safe Practice in Excavations
a BHSEA WWT Event, Coventry
More information

Monday 14 September
So What Really Is a Sprinkler System?
Duncan McIntyre, Fire Protection Engineer (Sprinklers), AXA Insurance

Monday 12 October
Management of Health in Construction
Speaker from the Health and Safety Executive

Monday 9 November
CE Marking and Recent/Impending Changes
Peter Evans, CE Marking Association
Note: new venue for meeting

Monday 7 December
Learning to Share & Sharing to Learn
Lizz Fields-Pattinson, Occupational Psychologist, JOMC Ltd
Note: new venue for meeting

Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADS)
Free events arranged by the HSE and BHSEA under the Working Well Together (WWT) Campaign

8.30am-12.30pm Tuesday 7 July 2015, Safe Practice in Excavations, Broad Street Rugby Football Club in Coventry -download flyer and booking form

8.30am-12.30pm Tuesday 22 September 2015, Back to Basics, Wolverhampton Science Park -download flyer and booking form



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