British Safety Council Starts 2011 Breakfast Briefing Series

The first breakfast briefing this year is taking place Wednesday in Belfast, with three speakers sharing their companies' best practices and Neal Stone, the council's director of Policy & Research, discussing progress on Lord Young's review of health and safety regulation.

The British Safety Council will kick off its 2011 Breakfast Briefing series on Wednesday at a Radisson hotel in Belfast. The event builds on 2010 breakfast sessions in Belfast, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Manchester, Bristol, and Birmingham and will give safety managers, supervisors, safety representatives, consultants, and others useful guidance and an update on safety and health regulations.

Speakers for the event are:

  • Martina Donohoe, Quality & Safety manager for Aramark Ireland, who will discuss how the company manages the health and safety hazards at 420 sites where its workforce of more than 4,000 employees are employed.
  • Andrew Ryan, partner and head of the Environment and Planning Team at Tughans LLP, who will explain how companies should deal with an investigation of their environmental practices and procedures
  • Tom Stephenson, Health, Safety and Environment manager for Balcas Timber, who will discuss its award-winning health and safety program's elements and benefits
  • Neal Stone, the council's director of Policy & Research, who will provide an update on key health and safety developments, including progress to date on fulfilling Lord Young's recommendations about health and safety regulations.

The council has more than 10,000 members. It recently announced the formation of a Think Tank, headed by Stone, to shape policy, undertake research, and influence important workplace health and safety issues and future legislation. Julie Nerney, the council's chief executive, said the organization "will enable the British Safety Council to further influence and inform health and safety legislation, policy and debate, and engage with government and other key stakeholders on health and safety issues that really matter to businesses and workers alike. It will also allow us to spread knowledge about health and safety solutions, publish easy-to-follow practical guidance and work to help all employers achieve best practice in this area," she said.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Safety Management Software - Free Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Software’s comprehensive suite of modules help organizations to record and manage incidents, inspections, hazards, behavior based safety observations, and much more. Improve safety with an easy to use tool for tracking, notifying and reporting on key safety data.

  • Create Flexible Safety Dashboards

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations allows you to easily create and view safety KPIs to help you make informed business decisions. Our best of breed default indicators can also save you valuable time and effort in monitoring safety metrics.

  • Schedule and Record Observations

    IndustrySafe's Observations module allows managers, supervisors, and employees to conduct observations on employees involved in safety critical behavior. IndustrySafe’s pre-built BBS checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Why Is Near Miss Reporting Important?

    A near miss is an accident that's waiting to happen. Learn how to investigate these close calls and prevent more serious incidents from occurring in the future.

  • Get the Ultimate Guide to Safety Training

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common FAQs.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - May 2019

    May 2019

    Featuring:

    • RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
      Why Pick a PAPR? 
    • FIRE SAFETY TRAINING
      Fire Safety: Plan, Prevent, Train, Recover
    • PROTECTIVE APPAREL
      The Truth About Heat Stress and FRC
    • AIHCE EXP 2019 PREVIEW
      Underestimated No More
    View This Issue