Booking is now open, via the website or by completing the booking form via the link to the programme, for the Faculty’s Winter Conference which marks the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act, a landmark piece of legislation which helped to significantly improve occupational health and workplace safety.
The conference is taking place on Thursday 4 December at the Royal College of Anaesthetists in London and will examine, celebate and evaluate the impact of the Bill, as well as looking at the next steps in further improving employee health.
Presentations will include: a discussion of the advancement of health and safety in the workplace from Hugh Robertson of the TUC; Professor Sir Anthony Newman Taylor speaking on the effects of asbestos in the workplace; a session on prosecutions under the Health and Safety at Work Act from Jane Williis of the Health and Safety Executive; and Paul Williams from JCB will provide an overview of the impact of the Bill on manufacturing.
There will also be sessions on the culture and psychology of changing safety behaviour from Tim Marsh, a behavioural psychologist, and on occupational cancer and the effect of Health and Safety legislation on industry.
Bookings can be made online or by completing the booking form via the link above.