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Programme for 2012

Download programme leaflet here

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All meetings are free and are held at:

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

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.





9 January

Annual General Meeting and Presentation of the HSE's Progress Report and Future Plans

Rosie Edwards,
HSE Divisional Director, Wales, Midlands and South West


Read last year's progress report here

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
Venue:  





13 February

Default Retirement Age and Agency Workers –a Legal Update

Jane Byford,
Partner and Head of Employment Group, Martineau Solicitors


These changes to the law will impact significantly on a range of health and safety procedures.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
Venue:  





12 March

'Waste not, Want not'

June Billingham,
National Accounts Manager, Reconomy


Practical guidance on re-cycling site waste and its disposal.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
Venue:  





16 April

Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012

Peter Galsworthy,
Head of Operations, HSE Midlands Region


These regulations which were due come into force on 6 April 2012 have now been postponed until October 2012 at the earliest. However Peter's briefing will give BHSEA Members more time to prepare for their ultimate implementation and a chance to find out why they have been delayed.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
Venue:  


Note: This is a change from the original programme.
The Integrated Safety Management Systems Seminar is now on 26 June





14 May

Slips and Trips –a NHS perspective

Dalvinder Masaun,
Head of Health & Safety, Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust


One Trust’s approach to prevention of slips, trips and falls in the workplace.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
Venue:  





11 June

Dodgy Towers, Spas and Showers

James Rudman,
Environmental Health Officer, Birmingham City Council


Legionella does not just lurk in Cooling Towers as we will discover in this revealing presentation.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
Venue:  







10 September

In Defence of the Safety Adviser

Speaker TBC

A recent court case has demonstrated how Health and Safety Advisers and/or Consultants can be held liable for their advice.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
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8 October

Crucial Updates to Asbestos Legislation

Wayne Williams,
Director, DMW Environmental Safety Ltd


Recent changes in Asbestos Legislation will require alterations in working practices.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
Venue:  





12 November

ROBUST an on-line business continuity planning tool

Dr Jim Glockling,
Technical Director, Fire Protection Association


An on-line tool, downloadable to your own PC, to use on your own systems.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
Venue:  





10 December

How your Personality Selects you for your Best Work

Andy Cole,
3 Minute Mile Ltd


Your personality traits will enhance safe working capabilities to reduce risk.

Time:  Complimentary lunch 1.15pm, Meeting Starts 2pm
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Associated Events

Dudley, Sandwell and Birmingham Fire Protection Association Meetings
2nd Tuesday of every other month. For more details contact John Wood (Chairman) 07967 886124

Safety & Health at Work Expo 2011 Exhibition at the NEC
15-17 May 2011  

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