Health and Safety Conference

Date: 15/10/2019

Venue: BMA House, London

Price: £185.00

Who is it for? Health and Safety professionals, Bursars and Governors with Health and Safety responsibility or Facilities Management

Course detail

This one-day conference provides a comprehensive programme of keynote and breakout sessions combined with the opportunity to meet with a wide range of suppliers and advisers to the sector. Some of the topics covered will be: • Staff training – H&S Responsibilities • Asbestos and dust protection • Lockdown and Run Hide Tell • Noise control • School Trips • Wellbeing including mental health • Security and GDPR


Please note this is a draft programme and may be subject to change




Exhibition opens, registration & refreshments





09.55 - 10.00

Welcome and Introduction





10:00 - 10.30

Opening Keynote

Lockdown and Run, Hide, Tell

Kevin Roberts




10.40 – 11.25

Breakout Choices




Breakout Session A

Procuring and managing contractors - what you need to know

  • Legislation overview
  • Procuring contractors
  • Managing contractors - start to finish
  • What to do when the contract ends

Amy Boothman






Breakout Session B

Hearing Conservation in Music Education – Are we doing enough?

  • How the ear works
  • How it can be damaged
  • Hearing loss and Tinnitus
  • Unsafe exposure times
  • The hierarchy of control
  • Hearing protection

Jono Heale





Breakout Session C

Safe storage and use of radioactive materials in your school

  • Why schools have radioactive materials
  • How they should be stored to ensure compliance with regulations
  • A couple of quick demonstrations with low level radioactive materials

Samir Moezzi





Breakout Session D

The who, what, when and why of 'whole school' health and safety training

  • Lessons to be learned from recent cases
  • To help you understand and see a whole school picture of your health and safety training needs
  • To consider the decision making factors for health and safety training
  • Using your budget wisely
  • Take away tools to help you to implement a whole school health and safety training programme
  • Practical hints and tips to avoid the pitfalls


Greg Davies

Mireille Stocker




11.25 – 11.50

Exhibition and refreshments –



11.50 – 12.20


Keynote Speech

‘Is Wellbeing really part of Health and Safety?’

  • Whether or not Wellbeing is a legal requirement or just ‘a nice to have’;
  • Which area of the workforce should govern Wellbeing;
  • Who exactly benefits from Wellbeing?



Sue Jounet




12.30 – 13.15

Breakout Choices



Breakout Session E

School site transport safety

  • The risks
  • The legal requirements
  • Findings from HSE interventions
  • Securing compliance using the 'Plan, Do, Check, Act' method

Emma Madeley





Breakout Session F

School trips


Simon Turner





Breakout Session G

Managing quality grass surfaces to ensure your 'duty of care'

  • What is a quality surface?
  • Providing a 'duty of care' to users
  • What is a safe grass surface?
  • How to manage grass surfaces cost-effectively

Chris Gray





Breakout Session H

Automated School Safety Management (ASSM)

  • What should we expect from modern Health and Safety software
  • Creating engaging employee experiences
  • Can software deliver ISO compliance in a School setting
  • Delivering measurable financial improvements

Wayne Beck







13.15 – 14.15

Exhibition and Lunch


14.15 – 15.00

Breakout Choices




Breakout Session I

Accident investigation – how to avoid the legal pitfalls

  • Who should do the investigation and how deep to dig?
  • Appreciating the tension between learning lessons and defending claims
  • Understanding legal privilege protection
  • Essential changes to your policy documents
  • Other legal tips to stay out of jail


Simon Joyston-Bechal




Breakout Session J

Can you outsource H&S?

Kevin Clarke





Breakout Session K

Security & GDPR – Why CCTV is invariably the most expensive white elephant a school owns.


  • Why do only half my cameras work?
  • Why does it never work when we actually need it?
  • Dows anybody know how to access it?
  • Why is an up-grade so expensive?
  • Isn’t GDPR to do with data rather than CCTV?

Robin Hamilton





Breakout Session L

Managing asbestos in schools

  • The scale of the problem
  • Where asbestos is found
  • The legal requirements for managing asbestos
  • Common failings identified by HSE inspectors
  • Tips on securing compliance

Emma Madeley







15.00 – 15.30

Exhibition and refreshments –





15.30 – 16.00

– Closing Keynote

5 key things to be mindful of next year

Richard Voke





Close of conference



Jono Heale, Sales & Communications Director Strategic Partnerships & Education Advanced Communication Solutions

Simon Turner , Assistant Head Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls

Robin Hamilton, CEO AI Schools

Sue Jounet, Health & Safety and HR Officer Winchester College

Samir Moezzi, Physics Advisor CLEAPSS

Kevin Clarke, Lead Consultant The Culham Consultancy

Kevin Roberts, Counter Terrorism Security Advisor Action Counter Terrorism

Simon Joyston-Bechal, Director Turnstone Law

Richard Voke, Partner Temple Bright LLP

Emma Madeley, HM Inspector of Health and Safety Health & Safety Executive

Amy Boothman, Bid Manager Ian Williams Limited

Greg Davies , Director of Market Development Assurity Consulting

Mireille Stocker, Consultancy Services Manager Assurity Consulting

Chris Gray, IOG Learning Programme Architect Institute of Groundsmanship (IoG)

Wayne Beck, Director iProtectu Limited