Hazards Campaign – ‘Delivering Safe and Healthy Training Programmes to Young People’ – Wednesday, 10th April, 10.00 – 13.00 in Preston
The National Hazards Campaign have contacted the Health, Safety & Environment Department regarding a special course they are running in Preston on 10 April and are inviting applications from those wishing to come along to learn how to engage young people (young workers, apprentices, trainees etc.) on health and safety, on employment rights, mental health and how to continue to support them, like mentoring, on their learning journey in and outside work in a fun packed morning of activity and discussion.
This course is jointly organised by Janet Newsham (Hazards) and Dave Foy Organisers of Training Safe – Delivering Safe and Healthy Training Programmes to Young People. Janet Newsham works for Hazards which is a health and safety organisation working with and supporting trade unions and their representatives, workers and their families with health, safety and welfare issues. David Foy is part of the LOcHER Project (Learning Occupational Health by Experiencing Risks) which prides itself oin delivering interactive and lively health and safety sessions to young people in colleges. They are especially concerned at young people’s health and safety whilst they are training and new to work.
- Introduction and Welcome
- Workplace Experience
- Apprentices in Action
- The value of mentoring inside work
- Doing nothing is not an option! – Defining and placing young people in safe and healthy work places
- Safety in the Learning Environment
- LOcHER Project
- Unite in Schools
- Continuing Safety Support for the Learning Journey
- Training Safe delivering an App and other support
- Trade Union Education delivering Mentoring, Mental Health Awareness and other training
Light Refreshments will be provided.
Date and Time
Wed, 10 April 2019
10:00 – 13:00 BST
St Vincent’s Road
To apply for the session please use the Eventbrite link:
National Health, Safety & Environment Officer