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    HSE SPEAK AT ACCESS INDUSTRY CONFERENCE 2019

    AIF National Working at Height Conference November 2019

    The Access Industry Forum, the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at height, has released details of its second National Conference on height safety which will take place on Thursday 14 November 2019 at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford.

    The conference is supported by the Association for Project Safety (APS), Hire Association Europe (HAE) and the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) and will involve:

    • Working at height: Access for life will focus on the latest trends and developments in a sector which experienced 40 fatalities in 2018/19 according to the latest figures released by HSE.
    Exceptional line-up of expert speakers

    From designing for access and the role of virtual reality to mental health awareness and managing risk, the conference will address a wide range of issues, including the response to the report of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Working at Height published earlier this year.

    Chris Kendall, chair of the AIF conference committee said:

    “the event will bring together an exceptional line-up of expert speakers who will talk about the topics set to shape the future of working at height and height safety in particular. This is the only conference dedicated exclusively to access and safety and, as such, will make a unique contribution to best practice and keeping people safe.”

    Conference speakers include: Sarah Jardine, Head of Construction Division, HSE; Gordon Maddan, Assistant Director, Office for Product Safety and Standards; Steffan Groch, Chair, Health and Safety Lawyers’ Association; Dr Karen McDonnell, Policy Advisor, RoSPA and Chris Debrick, Project Manager, Transport for London.

    For more information, or to book, go to www.accessindustryforum.org.uk/conference where ‘early bird’ discounts are available.

     

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