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09:15
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    10 mins
    • Plenary
09:25
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    5 mins
    • Plenary
09:30
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    45 mins
    • Plenary
10:15
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    45 mins
    • Plenary
    Geoff will present a strong business case for grappling with the issue of mental wellbeing at work. Addressing the issue can reduce costs, enhance productivity and make for an all-round more successfu ...
11:00
  1. Breaks
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    30 mins
    • Breaks

    Exhibition stage theatre:
    11.10 - 11.25: CPD made clear: covering how to set up a development plan, creating activities and how to complete reflective statements, presented by Matthew Ottaway, Membership Development Adviser, IOSH

11:30
  1. Track A
    Hall 9
    40 mins
    • Track A
    It’s rare to pick up a safety magazine without seeing an article on safety culture, but countries and workers from different nationalities all share different cultures, starting points and approaches ...
  2. Track B
    Hall 10
    40 mins
    • Track B
    Good leaders look after their employees in order to improve performance. Being an agent for change and taking people with you throughout is important, as resistance often comes from a lack of understa ...
  3. Track C
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    40 mins
    • Track C
    Integrating resilience principles through adaptive safety is gaining pace as it promises a new worker-centric approach to safety where people’s ability to adapt and innovate is paramount. These princi ...
12:20
  1. Track A
    Hall 9
    40 mins
    • Track A
    In this session we will be looking to the future and will find out from EU-OSHA about their foresight study. The study developed four scenarios to illustrate how ICT and the nature of work (including ...
  2. Track B
    Hall 10
    40 mins
    • Track B
    The session will review a case study that was undertaken with a company that had an issue with high-frequency mechanical lifting incidents. Although learning was implemented after each incident, and o ...
  3. Track C
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    40 mins
    • Track C
    Innovations, robotisation and ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI) are rapidly transforming work environments across many sectors. Concerns for jobs security, user safety, quality of decision-making and de- ...
13:00
  1. Breaks
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    90 mins
    • Breaks
13:10
  1. Theatres
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    30 mins
    • Theatres
    There are four 30 minutes sessions taking place in the exhibition hall during the lunch break
14:30
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    30 mins
    • Plenary
    Companies are increasingly aware that the ensuring the well-being of their staff is about more than complying with regulation, but new challenges are appearing as business models, technologies and wor ...
15:00
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    45 mins
    • Plenary
    The key question is ‘How to create an organisation where people are able and willing to do their best work?’ If we want workers to deliver a productive contribution we have to focus on all aspects of ...
15:45
  1. Breaks
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    30 mins
    • Breaks
16:15
  1. Track A
    Hall 9
    40 mins
    • Track A
    Contractors perform a range of tasks of varying complexity and significance to the core business of the organisation. While contractors may create safety hazards, they might also demonstrate new ways ...
  2. Track B
    Hall 10
    40 mins
    • Track B
    A true culture of health and safety is dependent on not only a strong safety programme, but also one that focuses on worker wellbeing. Outlining the major successes and challenges that the Campbell In ...
  3. Track C
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    40 mins
    • Track C
    Building on the principle that humans cannot not communicate, how is it that the gulf between the leaders’ view of safety and the workers’ experience can manifest itself? This interactive session (usi ...
17:00
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    60 mins
    • Plenary
    With nearly 5 million people in the UK working as part of the gig economy, and with forecasters indicating that this could become 50 per cent of the working population by 2020, the gig economy is beco ...
18:00
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    10 mins
    • Plenary
18:15
  1. Breaks
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    60 mins
    • Breaks
08:15
  1. Session
    Hall 9
    45 mins
    • Session
    Find out the latest news on ISO 45001, see what it looks like, how it differs from OHSAS 18001 and what the big issues are for organisations seeking to adopt it. This will be a mixture of presentation and question and answer session.
09:15
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    5 mins
    • Plenary
09:20
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    5 mins
    • Plenary
09:25
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    60 mins
    • Plenary
    Having a clear and common goal or vision is vital in an ever changing and complex world. A leader in any field, who has a multi disciplinary approach to working, who can engage with others and not wor ...
10:25
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    5 mins
    • Plenary
10:30
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    30 mins
    • Plenary
    The world is changing, bringing with it a range of opportunities, risks, challenges and uncertainty. From the UK to Europe, to the USA and beyond, there is seemingly a paradigm shift from the ideals o ...
11:00
  1. Breaks
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    30 mins
    • Breaks
    Exhibition stage theatre:
    11.10 - 11.25: CPD made clear: covering how to set up a development plan, creating activities and how to complete reflective statements, presented by Matthew Ottaway, Membership Development Adviser, IOSH
11:30
  1. Track A
    Hall 9
    40 mins
    • Track A
    Visual literacy as a tool and skill is gaining traction in the workplace to better identify occupational hazards that could lead to safety incidents. This presentation will provide the results of a re ...
  2. Track B
    Hall 10
    40 mins
    • Track B
    Being in work is good for health and having a workforce not working, is bad for business. With changing demographics many businesses are dealing with a workforce that may have increasing chronic or se ...
  3. Track C
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    40 mins
    • Track C
    How important is our social footprint and how do others view it? Join our expert panel debate to discuss managing corporate risk, reputation and relationships. Explore what more can be done to embed g ...
12:20
  1. Track A
    Hall 9
    40 mins
    • Track A
    Mindfulness is an extremely effective tool in reducing the number of incidents that occur in the transport sector, and research from the railway industry demonstrates how it can make a difference by s ...
  2. Track B
    Hall 10
    40 mins
    • Track B
    Effective working partnerships with designers can eliminate health hazards and reduce residual risks through the selection of materials and working methods for the life-cycle of structures, including ...
  3. Track C
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    40 mins
    • Track C
    In a difficult economic environment, it’s important that businesses communicate effectively with their staff and stakeholders enable growth and success. A key strength for leaders and managers is the ...
13:00
  1. Breaks
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    90 mins
    • Breaks
13:10
  1. Theatres
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    30 mins
    • Theatres
    There are three 30 minute theatre sessions taking place in the exhibition hall during the lunch break
14:30
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    45 mins
    • Plenary
    Speakers: Craig Foyle, IOSH President-Elect and Director of Foyle Safety & Management Limited; Tony Bickerstaff, Chief Financial Officer, Costain Group PLC and Richard Orton, Director of Business Serv ...
15:15
  1. Plenary
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    10 mins
    • Plenary
15:30
  1. Track A
    Hall 9
    40 mins
    • Track A
    The ‘Driving Recklessly on Pavements’ campaign aims to raise awareness of the dangers of driving on pavements and the significant impact it has. The waste industry is one of the most dangerous in the ...
  2. Track B
    Hall 10
    40 mins
    • Track B
    At two ‘mega project’ sites in Egypt,  working with construction managers, EHS professionals and frontline workers was key to managing risk and improving health and safety performance. Using an initia ...
  3. Track C
    Hall 1 (Auditorium)
    40 mins
    • Track C
    For many years, health and safety data have been gathered and trends looked for to improve performance. The advent of ‘big data’ and computer-based learning herald a potentially new paradigm in approa ...
16:15
  1. Session
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    45 mins
    • Session

    This is your opportunity to get into smaller groups and discuss current topics and issues. These highly interactive roundtable discussions will take place in the exhibition hall and balcony area. Each table will be hosted by at least one expert speaker or chair. Topics include:

    • Legal update: Anne Davies, Lawyer (business crime specialist), Gunner Cooke 
    • Tideway - seven year research project: Alistair Gibb, ECI Royal Academy of Engineering / Professor, Loughborough University and Steve Crofts, ‎Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing, Thames Tideway Tunnel
    • ISO 45001: Richard Jones, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, IOSH; Michelle Twigg, Safety and Occupational Hygiene Consultant at Park Health and Safety Partnerships and Teresa Hawkins CMIOSH, Director of Assessment, NEBOSH
    • Current perspectives on fire safety: David Gold and Neil Vincer, IOSH Fire Risk Management Group
    • Using technology for OSH improvements: John Cherrie, Professor of Human Health at Heriot Watt University, Principal Scientist at the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM); Billy Hare, Professor of Construction Management, School of Engineering and Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University; Dr Glyn Lawson, Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham; Amanda Nioi, Architect and Multi-disciplinary Research Scientist, Heriot-Watt University
    • Shaping future leaders: Lawrence Webb, SHE Strategy Director, Costain; Ian Nixon, Highways and Nuclear Sector SHE Manager, Costain and Jonathan Nobbs, Head of Product, IOSH. Chair: Richard Orton, Director of Business Services, IOSH
    • NTTL:  Jasmeen Daji, Campaigns Communications Co-ordinator, IOSH, Bruce Dodworth, Facilitator, Sea Glass PR Ltd. Chair: Graham Parker, President, IOSH
    • From vision to reality – prevention strategies that work: Bernd Treichel, Technical Specialist in Prevention, International Social Security Association (ISSA); Carol Moore, Head of Training and Statutory Compliance, Thames Water and Gisela Derrick, Global Engagement Adviser, IOSH
17:00
  1. Breaks
    Hall 3 (Exhibition Hall)
    30 mins
    • Breaks

 

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