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Events preview: the best events for asbestos and safety professionals for summer/autumn 2019

Written by Nick Garland on 03/07/2019

Here are some dates for your diary – the Assure360 team have put together a list of upcoming events for asbestos and construction safety professionals. We’ll keep our events listings updated regularly.

Assure360 Paperless Webinars

Monthly throughout 2019

Join one of our paperless webinars and find out why more and more supervisors and managers in the asbestos removal sector are using our latest Paperless app to streamline on-site paperwork. Created by our expert team, Nick Garland will take you through everything you need to know about the system and demonstrate how it saves teams time and money. If you’d like to register for one of our webinars, simply sign up for date that suits you best and we’ll send you more information.

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HSE Inspectors’ Guide to Risk Assessment

Dates from 11 July to 12 December 2019

ETC Venues Marble Arch, Garfield House, 86 Edgware Road, London W2 2EA

This workshop will be delivered by a senior HSE inspector with more than 25 years’ experience, offering the chance to understand your regulator by seeing the world through an inspector’s eyes.

You will learn how the HSE examines and uses employers’ risk assessments, the common errors that the HSE finds in the risk-assessment process, and how to use this information to manage risks more effectively and avoid enforcement action.

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Contamination Expo Series 2019

11-12 September 2019

The NEC, Birmingham

Registration for the Contamination Expo Series 2019 is now live – for those working in asbestos removal it’s a must-attend event. The Expo comprises seven events focused on delivering excellence and mitigating risks in the world’s most environmentally challenging industries. Of most interest to those working in asbestos, the Hazardous materials Expo promises eminent speakers with unrivalled experience of asbestos management, removal and litigation. You can read my write up of the brilliant 2018 event here.

This year’s event takes place at a pivotal time for the industry, as repercussions from the HSE’s asbestos licensing shakeup make themselves felt. I’ll be be addressing the problems in a talk covering the new licensing system, and how electronic solutions can help. Join me in Theatre 21 of the NEC from 12:30 – 13:00 on 11 September, or find the Assure360 team on stand J7, opposite ACAD.

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IOSH 2019

16-17 September 2019

ICC Birmingham

IOSH 2019 is the annual conference of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, the chartered body and leading membership organisation for safety and health professionals. Taking place just a week after the Contamination Expo, IOSH 2019 offers attendees the chance to discover fresh ideas in safety and health management, understand and respond to legislative changes, develop skills and competencies, and network with like-minded colleagues.

The conference programme includes sessions spanning topics from building resilient people, through to using AI to save lives with proactive, just-in-time alerts. Day one includes an opening address by HSE chair Martin Temple, while day two features a panel debate on Leading Sustainability and Human Capital.

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Health & Safety North

8-9 October 2019

EventCity Manchester

Health & Safety North is the sister event to The Health & Safety Event, held annually at the NEC. Health & Safety North showcases the latest products and services from the H&S industry, and provides a meeting and networking space for anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace. With a programme comprising 50 leading speakers and 150 suppliers, the event also promises 20 hours of free, CPD-accredited content across three theatres.

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British Safety Council annual conference

16 October 2019

Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

For its 11th annual conference, the BSC has chosen the theme of health, safety and wellbeing in the modern workplace. The conference promises expert speakers, case studies and thought leadership sessions to help you and your business prepare for the challenges of a rapidly changing environment.

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FAAM 2019 Asbestos Conference

19-20 November 2019

Crowne Plaza, Nottingham

2019 sees the 2nd asbestos conference organised in conjunction with the Faculty of Asbestos Assessment and Management (FAAM) bringing together researchers, academics, practitioners and regulators, through plenary talks and technical sessions.

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Asbestos & Innovation Conference

14-15 November 2019

Van der Valk Hotel Oostzaan, Amsterdam

The 4th International Asbestos Conference of the European Asbestos Forum will take place in in Amsterdam on 14th & 15th November.  The first afternoon the EAF conference will host ‘round table’ workshops from 13:00 to 17:00. The EAF conference will run on Friday 15 November followed by an optional conference dinner.

Find out more about the program here



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