EurOhse2005 conference: creating a winning OSH culture
Sheila Pantry OBE
This is the third year that the successful EurOHSE conference is being held in London. Angel Business Communications - publisher of EurOhs: European Occupational Health and Safety weekly E-Newsletter and Sheila Pantry Associates Ltd are now organising the EurOhse2005 conference to be held on 30 November 2005 - 1 December 2005 at the Stratford Manor Hotel, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, UK.
The conference programme looks further at the themes of the European Commission's Adapting to change in work and society: a new Community Strategy on health and safety at Work 2002-2006 and this year EUROHSE 2005 Conference looks at different aspects.
EurOHSE 2005 conference will provide key points for future activities for all those responsible for securing good standards of health and safety in the workplace, and excellent networking opportunities. The two-day conference will have sessions on:
- European actions and initiatives including REACH
- Creating a healthy workforce including managing sickness absence
- The Reality: costs and standards including Is risk assessment really working?
- The Future OSH World will include Horizon Scanning
A number of eminent speakers with backgrounds in government, industry, research and education have agreed to speak. They include:
- Dr Thomas Jostmann, CEFIC Executive Director, will give a presentation on REACH - Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals
- Dr Eusebio Rial-Gonzalez, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work will give an overview of the Agency's current and future activities and objectives, including the integration of the new Member States and the worldwide links., and also European Year 2005 objectives.
- Carole Spiers, Carole Spiers Group talking about "Get Well Soon - Managing attendance and return to work"
- Richard Jones, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) discussing "Is Risk Assessment really working"
- Jonathan Bendit, The Safety, Health and Environment Intra Industry Benchmarking Association looking at "Benchmarking in OSH"
- Sarah Hamilton will look at the worldwide networking of OSH professionals including APOSHO, ENSPHO, INSHPO etc
- "Horizon scanning in OSH research" will be explained by a UK Health and Safety Laboratories Expert
- Mike Welham, ex HSE Senior Inspector now with Total Control (Anglia) Ltd will talk on "Poacher turned Gamekeeper" - including corporate responsibilities
Chairmen are Professor Peter Waterhouse and John Howard - Chief Executive of RoSPA. Opportunities for networking and hearing the latest information. Bookings have already been made. It is the major conference of 2005! There will also be a small exhibition.
For fuller details regarding the speakers and their topics see www.eurohse2005.com
To Book contact: Stephen Whitehurst, Angel Business Communications Ltd, 34 Warwick Road, Kenilworth CV8 1HE, Warwickshire, UK | Tel: +44 (0) 1926 512424 | Fax: +44 (0) 1926 512948 | Email: email@example.com
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Now is the time to think about the training, which perhaps has not been carried out for you and others. Look at the latest additions to the Diary of Events and you will see plans have been made already worldwide up to 2006 to have training courses, symposiums and conferences in many places in the world on a wide range of subjects. Don't forget that in November 2005 there will be a major conference EurOhse2005 www.eurohse2005.com to be held in Stratford-on-Avon. Already bookings have been made. So do not wait until it is too late to get into this important annual event that is growing in success and acclaim from delegates from around the world.
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