BRADFORD AREA OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
RISK ASSESSMENTS MADE SIMPLE SEMINAR
Tuesday 24 May 2016
09.30 – 13:00 City Hall, Bradford
The seminar is aimed at providing guidance and tools to help businesses understand what they need to do to assess and control risks in the workplace and comply with health and safety law.
As part of managing the health and safety of your business you must control the risks in your workplace. To do this you need to think about what might cause harm to people and decide whether you are taking reasonable steps to prevent that harm.
A risk assessment is not about creating huge amounts of paperwork, but rather about identifying sensible measures to control the risks in your workplace.
The speakers will introduce and identify where a risk assessment may be required, incorporating what to include when considering vulnerable groups. The seminar will look at the requirement for Fire Risk assessments and provide practical advice and
Outline Timetable (may be subject to change)
09.30 – 09.50 Registration, Refreshments and Exhibition Stand
09.50 – 10.00 Introduction by BAOHSF Chair – Andrew Mawson
10.00 – 10.10 Overview of Risk Assessments – Adam Varley
10.10 – 10.40 Callidus Health and Safety discussing various types of risk assessment and providing practical examples
10.40 – 11.10 Tim Briggs on Vulnerable Groups, giving examples of reasonable adjustments (including how they deal with people whose first language is not English)
11.10 – 11.20 Leeds College – Introduction to their Apprenticeship Course
11.20 – 11.40 Comfort Break, Refreshments and Exhibition Stand
11.40 – 12.10 Balvinder Singh - Fire Risk Assessment
12.10 – 12.20 Presentation on navigating around the HSE Website
12.20 – 12.30 Q & A
12.30 – 12.40 Comfort Break
12.40 – 13.00 AGM (Obviously, attendance at the AGM is optional)
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