Lone Worker Safety, Security and Wellbeing Conference & Exhibition – Central London, Tuesday 2 October 2018 – Sponsored by the British Safety Council, HSE & BSIA:
To: All Branches
The British Safety Council has informed CWU/HQ that the Lone Worker Safety Expo and Conference will take place in London on 2 October 2018, 9am – 5pm, at The King’s Fund – 11-13 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London W1G 0AN (just behind John Lewis on Oxford Street). The King’s Fund is an independent charity that works to improve health and care in England. The event will focus solely on the security, safety and wellbeing risks of lone working.
With speakers from the Health and Safety Executive, the British Safety Council, the BSIA, Law firm Pinsent Masons Solicitors, IOSH and other well-respected organisations, the event will offer a good opportunity to gain further information and guidance.
The organisers say that for those responsible for lone workers and vulnerable workers and those that need to understand their legal obligations, or want practical advice on how to minimise risks associated with lone working, then it is worth attending the event.
There’s practical advice on how to minimise risks using training and technology.
The aim of the event is to ensure that the day helps increase delegates’ knowledge and awareness of the health, safety, personal safety and wellbeing risks to lone and vulnerable workers in a variety of sectors.
The event offers the opportunity to gain direct access to experts, experienced professionals and trusted exhibitors. The morning will consist of a keynote conference sharing best practice and expert knowledge. In the afternoon, there is an opportunity to get involved with various practical workshops.
Subjects covered will be:-
• Legal responsibilities and the implications of not addressing these.
• The increase in Violence and Aggression towards lone workers and practical tools to reduce and manage the risk.
• Latest thinking on the use of technology and training solutions.
• The challenges of managing lone working in the community and in high pressure situations.
• Ways to address mental health and wellbeing concerns for lone workers.
• Questions to ask when procuring a lone worker system and the impact of BS8484.
• Identifying and implementing effective control measures for the Health and Safety risks to lone workers
• Contingency planning and practical advice for major incidents and terrorist attacks when travelling in the UK and abroad.
The Event Main Sponsors and Supporters are the British Safety Council, the Health and Safety Executive and the British Security Industry Association.
08.45 – Registration opens
09.00 – ‘Ask the Expert’ session
10.00 – Welcome – Nicole Vazquez and Worthwhile Training
10.15 – Opening Address – Louise Ward, Policy & Standards Director, British Safety Council
10.30 – Lone Working – organisations’ legal responsibilities Sean Elson Pinsent Masons LLP
11.00 – Lone Workers, health, safety and wellbeing concerns Barbara Hockey HSE
11.30 – Managing Lone Working – Chris Shaw NHS Head of Health and Safety
12.00 – Panel Discussion on technology and training – Q&A Session
12.30 – Lunch and networking
13.30 – Workshop Streams:-
• Working Alone: Health And Safety Risks, The Controls And Getting The Balance Right.
• Managing the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Lone Workers.
• Procuring a Lone Worker Solution: Asking the right questions and understanding the importance of BS8484.
• Designing and Delivering the ‘Right’ Training for Lone Workers.
• Managing Violence and Aggression within the Workplace.
• Planning And Practical Advice For Major Incidents And Terrorist Attacks When Travelling In The UK And Abroad.
16.00 – ‘Ask the Expert’ session
Tel: 01926 315511
Registration is now open
Numbers will be limited in 2018, so those wishing to attend should complete the registration form at http://www.loneworkersafetyexpo.com to reserve a place. A full delegate registration form will then be sent via email with payment details and joining instructions.
Delegate fees for 2018
Standard Fee – £205.00
For members of IOSH, IIRSM, BSC – £175.00
Use Discount Code HSE1820 to gain a 20% discount – £140
The organisers hope that the day offers great value for those interested in the health, safety, personal safety, security and wellbeing of lone and vulnerable workers.
National Health, Safety & Environment Officer