Health and Safety: Challenges and Opportunities
Date and location
Wednesday 7 October 2015, 17:30 to 19:30
Deeprose Lecture Theatre, Govan Mbeki Health Building,
Glasgow Caledonian University, 70 Cowcaddens Road,
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G4 0BA,
You are invited to a GCU Masterclass with Kevin Myers, Deputy Chief Executive, Health and Safety Executive.
Myers will talk about occupational safety and health in the 21st-century workplace and in the future.
Kevin Myers is one of the most renowned figures in the health and safety industry. He joined HSE in 1976 and has held a range of operational posts with the organisation, as a front-line inspector and manager regulating a broad range of industries, as well as various policy and strategy postings, including a three-year secondment to the European Commission in Brussels.
Between 2000 and 2005, Myers was HSE’s Chief Inspector of Construction. From 2005 until 2008 he was Director of HSE’s Hazardous Installations Directorate with responsibility for the regulation of various ‘major hazard’ sectors, including the offshore oil and gas industry, the onshore chemical and explosives industries, and mining. He was appointed HSE’s Deputy Chief Executive in October 2008.
In 2014, Myers was elected the President of the International Association of Labour Inspection (IALI). He is on International Advisory Panels for the China and Singapore Governments, and is a Trustee of the British Safety Council.
Further information and booking
For further information, visit the Masterclass with Kevin Myers event page. For more information, please contact the GCU Events team on 0141 331 3011 or email: Events@gcu.ac.uk.
Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/gcu-masterclass.htm