Programme for 2014
Download programme leaflet here
Summaries of the presentations given at meetings available here.
All meetings are free and are held at:
The Birmingham Medical Institute, 36 Harborne Road, Birmingham B15 3AF
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.
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
Monday 13 January
Annual General Meeting
Update from the HSE
Sam Peace, HSE Divisional Director, Wales, Midlands and South West
Monday 10 February
Lessons for H & S Practitioners from Organisational Development (OD)
Les Wright, Assistant Director Human Resources,
Workplace Wellbeing, University of Birmingham
Monday 10 March
Scaffolding Safety Update
Including NASC TG20
Ray Johnson, Joint Managing Director Safety & Access Ltd.
Monday 14 April
Times Are Changing – Are You?
Chris Jerman, Safety Manager, John Lewis
Monday 12 May
Phoar...what’s that smell?
Glen Musgrove, Safety Advisor
Midland Occupational Health Services, Workplace Health Ltd.
Monday 9 June
Legal Update/Members Open Forum
HSE BHSEA Management Committee Members and HSE
Monday 8 September
Safety Software for Managers
See and experience for yourself some health and safety e-learning packages. Try them out and talk to the providers, including ACT Associates, Astutis, E-Learning Health and Safety and Rapid Results College. Also get an overview of NEBOSH e learning standards.
Monday 13 October
CDM and HSE Construction Policies Update
Jan Anderson, HM Specialist Inspector of Health and Safety (Construction Engineering)
Monday 10 November
Managing a Workforce Exposed to a Respiratory Sensitiser
Professor Sherwood Burge,
Heart of England NHS
Monday 8 December
Face Fit Testing of Tight-Fitting Respirators
Alan McArthur, Technical Affairs Engineer 3M United Kingdom PLC
Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADS)
(Free events arranged by the HSE and BHSEA under the Working Well Together (WWT) Campaign
Booking required -contact Dee Welsh at the HSE
Works and Fragile Roofs -Coventry Rugby Club
17 September, 8.30am-12.30pm
Mock Trial -Wolverhampton Science Park
Flyer and booking form
Worker Involvement -Wolverhampton Science Park
Refurbishment and Occupational
Health -National Metal Forming Centre West
Extracts from previous presentations