6 reasons why you should attend the RoSPA Scotland Conference

The 2019 RoSPA Scotland Conference is fast approaching.  The event is a unique opportunity to hear from experts as they discuss key issues through a range of updates, case studies and interactive sessions.  This year’s conference marks the 25th anniversary of the event and is at the DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre, so make sure you’re there to find out how you can help us share the vision for health and safety in Scotland

Here are just some of the key reasons why you should attend…


  1. The HSE will be there

We’re delighted to have the HSE supporting us at the conference and they will be speaking about 2 key issues. Firstly, Martin McMahon (HM Inspector of Health and Safety, HSE) and Robert Atkinson, (Organisational Lead (Occupational Health and Safety, NHS Health Scotland) will be discussing how to tackle work related ill health conditions. Then later on, Barry Baker, (Head of Operations (Scotland), HSE) will be going through the why’s, how’s and outcomes of an HSE investigation. Both promise to be fascinating sessions. HSElogoA4


  1. Meet your peers

How often do you get to spend a day in a room full of likeminded health and safety professionals?  Assuming the answer is “hardly ever” then this event is perfect for you.  Company directors, senior managers, health and safety advisors and HR professionals will all be present, not just from Scotland but other parts of the UK as well.


  1. Support your workplace

Employee wellbeing is a massive issue at the minute, so what better time for an update on workplace wellbeing initiatives?  Kevin Daniels (Professor of Organisational Behaviour, University of East Anglia) will be discussing the findings of a review of the scientific literature on implementing workplace wellbeing initiatives.


  1. Keep your fleet safe

Senior Associate at Pinsent Masons, Katherine Metcalfe, will be giving a presentation on how to guard against employees committing driving offences. She will also be discussing what to do if there is a road accident involving your employees.


  1. Get inspired

The Mavis Nye Foundation was created to inspire victims of mesothelioma, an asbestos related terminal cancer.  The charity’s founder, Mavis Nye, will be sharing her story of how she was unknowingly exposed to asbestos.


  1. Share your vision!

Listening to experts is great, but sometimes you just want to pick their brains and discuss the topics that matter most to you. That’s why each session will have a timeslot at the end allowing for you to put your views to our speakers.


So there you go, plenty of compelling reasons to book your place. All you need to do is visit HERE and we look forward to seeing you in Edinburgh.

Book your place before April 12 and save 20% on your booking price!

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