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Health & Safety in Laboratories – Are your people safe?

Health & Safety in Laboratories – Are your people safe?



Maintaining laboratory safety in a sustainable cost-effective manner can be difficult especially in times of business contraction, introduction of new technologies, high staff turnover and retirement of a significant number of highly experienced staff.

This event will provide experiences from a range of knowledgeable practitioners in developing a sustainable health and safety culture and associated safe working practices in the process industries. It will also provide a unique opportunity to network with fellow safety practitioners with laboratory responsibilities, to share best practice, and to troubleshoot common issues.

The event programme is as follows:

09.30 Registration and refreshments
10.10 Introduction by Chair
10.15 Research and Engineering Laboratory safety improvement
 Engineering Director, Cambridge
10.40 Nano Safety Aspects
 Dr Gary Burdett, UK Government H&S Laboratory (HSL), Buxton
11.05 Health and Safety Management in a Process Control Lab
 David Doherty, SYNLAB Laboratories
11.30 Refreshments
11.50 Learning from a dermatitis incident – are your procedures adequate?
John Shirtliff, Group SHE Specialist, Croda UK Ltd
12.15 Risk Perception and Cultural Change in Laboratories
Helen White, R&D Safety Leader, Unilever UK Ltd
12.40 Improving Safety Training Effectiveness
Tim Luft, Serious Games International
13.05 Lunch
14.05 Lab H&S Challenges for SMEs
Trevor Rhodes, Harmann Technologies
14.30 Process Safety in Laboratories
Maria Sanderson, TATA Steel
14.55 Safety in Laboratories – DPT’s Approach – ‘We are all Responsible so Let’s Work Together’
Mike Wood, Davy Process Technology
15.20 Panel Q&A
15.40 Refreshments
16.00 Close, followed by tour of 3M Buckley Innovation Centre laboratories

Members of SCI and YCF can attend for £100+vat, non members charged at £150+vat.

Exhibition space available for £250+vat. (Delegate entrance not included)

To book please email or call 01484 365326 for more information.