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Past Programmes

Programme for 2013

Download programme leaflet here


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.

Monday 14 January
Annual General Meeting
Agenda and Minutes of last year's AGM    BHSEA Annual Report and Accounts for 2012
Followed by:
Update from the HSE
Rosie Edwards, HSE Divisional Director, Wales, Midlands and South West

Monday 11 February
Think Safe
Martin Smith, GKN
An approach to making employees aware of key hazards and actions to take enabled by topic e-brochures, animations, best practice sharing and access to real incidents.

Monday 11 March
Temporary Works
Jan Anderson, HSE Specialist Inspector, Construction Engineering
Temporary works, scaffolding and excavations.

Monday 8 April
Fire Matters
Jonathan Herrick, West Midlands Fire Service Fire safety Adviser
What's new? What's changed
Diabeties and the Effects on Health and Work
DrNiti Pall, NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG and Director and Chair of Pathfinder Healthcare Developments

Monday 13 May
Managing the Risk of Metal Theft
Paul Playford, Risk Services Consultant, Ecclesastical Insurance

Tuesday 14-Thursday 16 May
Health and Safety at Work Expo 2013 at the NEC

Monday 10 June
Fees for Intervention eight months on
Peter Galsworthy, Head of Operations, HSE Midlands Region and Ron Reid, Shoosmiths
The legal perspective from the enforcer and the lawyer
The Jackson Reforms
Laura Ford, Solicitor, Pinsent Masons

Monday 9 September
Integrated Environmental and Quality Management Systems
Thomas Store, Zero2050
Epilepsy and Work
Speaker from the British Epilepsy Association

Monday 14 October
Scaffolding and Excavations
Jan Anderson, HM Specialist Inspector of Health & Safety (Construction Engineering)

Tuesday 22 October
2013 Allan St Holt Lecture
Building Safe Communities: Enhancing the Business Contribution
Professor Richard Parish,Public Health Englandís (PHE) Advisory Board
Venue: Crowne Plaza, Birmingham
More information here

Monday 11 November
Electrical Competence and Changes to PAT Testing Requirements
Chris Johnson, Electrical Tutor, British Gas Electrical Services

Monday 9 December
Driving Safely for Work
David Richards, Marketing Director, AA DriveTech

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