South Cumbria and North Lancashire Branch events

The 2020 branch programme is available to view and print. However, please ensure that you check listings as the events details may change. 

Meetings are held at The Netherwood Hotel on the third Thursday afternoon of the month except for June and August.
Address: The Netherwood Hotel Lindale Road Grange-over-Sands Cumbria LA11 6AT

Our meetings usually start at 13.30 and are free for IOSH members unless otherwise stated. Visitors are welcome and free parking is available. If you require further information please email the Chair or Programme Secretary 

Upcoming events

21 November 2019 - Young people in the workplace

12 December 2019 - Using case studies to improve the risk assessment of potential major accidents

16 January 2020 -  CDM - best practice for small and medium sized business Clients and Designers

20 February 2020 - Managing workplace transport: key factors - safe site, safe vehicle and safe driver illustrated by case studies.

19 March 2020 - Farm safety – the challenge of managing animals, equipment, anaerobic digestors, slurry tanks and grain silos safely with case studies.

23 April 2020 - Competence: how can workplace competence be assessed? A common sense approach & brief AGM

21 May 2020 - A practical approach to reducing workplace stress and improving mental wellbeing

18 June 2020 - Works visit: Ørsted, Barrow Offshore Wind’s onshore facility

16 July 2020 - Managing challenging behaviour and violence in the workplace.

17 September 2020 - HSE update 

19 November 2020 - Preventing Weils disease, legionella (and other zoonoses) - raising awareness of the problems; not just L8 guidance

10 December 2020 - Managing on site partners and contractors - pitfalls and practical solutions.

All events

Other events of interest

All Manchester and North West District events.

05 November 2019 - The first IOSH Future Leaders Conference will take place at the Crowne Plaza, Birmingham NEC.

CPD support

Carol Stearne is our Branch’s CPD mentor. She is happy to provide individual guidance on CPD and IPD requirements before or after our monthly meetings.

Please contact her to arrange a mutually suitable time if you would like to discuss your options with her.

Carol also organises an annual CPD workshop for members.