North Manchester Health, Safety and Advisory Group (NMHSAG) – Bolton, 23 Feb 2017

Date and location

Thursday 23 February 2017, Organisational Learning Centre, Old Police Station, 66 Castle Street, Bolton BL2 1AE.

There is no charge for attendance at meetings.

Group meeting starts at 9.30am – tea and coffee from 9am.

Conference Overview

Two presentation will take place on the 23rd February 2017 – both very relevant to SME’s especially.

  • 9.45am – Martin Brooke (Bratts Ladders Chair of the Ladder Association) – Ladders and Steps – Yes or No? Myths and Misconceptions
    A history of ladder and stepladder use, from the pyramids to present day. WAH (Work at Height) regulations, new HSE Guidance and new EN131 Standards explained and questions answered, including what can and cannot be used and where. Also includes demonstration of new designs from a number of manufacturers to make any work at height simpler and safer. A must for everyone who works or employs people, who have to work at height.
  • 11.15 – CPD and how to approach it – Susan Moore (NMHSAG)

    A quick guide into how and why CPD is important for professionals in the field of Health and Safety.
    The presentation will provide an overview of how health and safety development experiences may be recorded in a time-efficient and meaningful way to demonstrate up to date knowledge and skills in the workplace.
    There will be time for question and answers on the topic.

NMHSAG meet bi-monthly and are open to anyone who has an interest in Health Safety at Work, especially useful to SMEs. The meetings provide a positive opportunity for learning and updating HS information via presentations, speakers, group discussions, QA session and networking. The group is a member of Safety Groups UK and affiliated to RoSPA.

Booking and information

To book a place or request more information, please contact the group by e-mail mailto:contact.nmhsag@gmail.com or telephone Susan Moore on 0161 725 9134 (10.30am – 5pm).

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/nmhsag.htm