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Birmingham Health, Safety and Environment Association


Past Programmes

Programme for 2016

Download programme leaflet here


All meetings are free and are held at:
The National Metalforming Centre, 49 Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, B70 6PY
commencing at 1.30pm.
There is a free car park - entrance off Beeches Road.
(A complimentary buffet lunch will be served from 12.45pm.)

Note this is our new venue and new starting time for monthly meetings.

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) These are free events arranged by the HSE and BHSEA under the Working Well Together (WWT) Campaign. 2016 dates to be confirmed.

Monday 11 January
Annual General Meeting
HSE Annual Progress Report and Future Plans
Sam Peace, HSE Divisional Director, Wales, Midlands and South West

Monday 8 February
Manual Handling -a different approach
Stewart Cruilshank, Pristine Condition

Monday 14 March
TG:2013 -is it doing its job?
SG4:15 Preventing Falls -an update

Ray Johnson, Safety and access Ltd.

Monday 11 April
Cyber Crime and Risks from Social Media
David Benford, backstage Forensics Ltd.

Wednesday 20 April
Claims Management Seminar
Hear from expert practitioners how to manage claims, avoid the pitfalls and reduce the risk and cost to you and your business
Details and booking form
This is a one day seminar, 9.30am-3pm at the National Metal Forming Centre
There is a small charge for this seminar.
- Members (paid-up) £50 + VAT
- Non-member £75 + VAT includes membership until July 2016
Includes refreshments, buffet lunch and ‘toolbox’: Cost including refreshments, buffet lunch and ‘toolbox’:

Tuesday 26 April
Good Health is Good Buisness
-A Safety and Health free SHAD

8.30am-12.30pm Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, DY1 4SQ
More details and booking form

Monday 11 April
Cyber Crime and Risks from Social Media
David Benford, backstage Forensics Ltd.

Monday 9 May
Keeping Health and Safety Simple in a Complicated World
Geoffery Brown, HM Principle Inspector of Health and Safety, Field Operations Directorate

Monday 13 June
Legal Update
David Egan, Health Safety and Environment Specialist, Partner DWF LLP.

Monday 12 September (Note new start time: 1.30pm, complimentary light lunch from 12.45pm)
Mental Health
Taking the Stress out of Mental Health -Lee Dargue, Siemens Rail Automation Holdings
Stress: Recent Case Studies -Louise Mansfield, Pinsent Masons LLP
Safe Tea Break: Wellbeing -3M and covering Module 7 of the Safe Tea Break pack which includes stress in the workplace. This new digital pack will provide all of the information needed to engage your workforce in discussions about health, safety and long latency occupational diseases

Monday 10 October
'It's All Gone Wrong -What do I do now?
Riddor Investigations/Interviews, Tony Mitchell, HSE
Preparing for PACE, Chris Hopkins, Barrister, No 5 Chambers
Insurance Perspective, Chris Parton, AXA

Monday 14 November
The Weird World of Electromagnetic Fields
Julia Clark, LinkMicrotec

Monday 12 December
Pollution Prevention -what does it mean for you/your business?
Alex Hale, Envioronment Agency

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 26 April 2016, Good Health is Good Business Seminar
Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, DY1 4SQ
Presentations available here

8am-12.30pm Wednesday 6 July 2016, Plant Safety
Broadstreet Rugby Club,
Presentations available here

8.30am-12noon or 1-4.30pm 14/15/20/22/27 or 28 June 2016, Asbestos Awareness in the Workplace
Various venues (see flyer)
Download flyer and booking form



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