Tees Branch recent events


10th September 2019 – Career Development

This event helped IOSH members, and other safety professionals, identify opportunities for professional growth, and career development through a series of presentations. 

This event included a Key note presentation by Shirley Parsons Director Gerry Pearson.

Professional Development for IOSH Members
IOSH Initial Professional Development (IPD)
IOSH Continued Professional Development (CPD)
Shirley Parsons HSEQ Recruitment Presentation


11 June 2019 - Health Risk Assessments

This event hosted by Dr Stephen Ross owner of Qualitek Safety Ltd and Qualitek Occ. Health Ltd. summarised how companies can carry out a needs assessment for occupational health.


14 May 2019 - AGM and CPD/IPD 
This event featured the Annual AGM and IPD / CPD presentations by Andrew McKenna & Jonathon Backhouse. Committee members of the Tees IOSH branch.


09 April 2019 - Portable Appliance Testing
A presentation from Hawkesworth Appliance Testing outlining 'The Importance of PAT Testing'

12th March 2019 - Driving Safety
This event featured 3 topics:
Road Safety - A Police Perspective
Site Management for Sustainable Transport
The 4 E's & Fatal 4 of driving

15th January 2019
Noise and Vibration Claims & Compliance


13 November 2018 - Preventing the spread of fire
This even was presented by Jonathan Backhouse on fire compartmentation.
Preventing the spread of fire presentation

09 October 2018 - Griffin/Terror
The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) is a police unit that supports the 'protect and prepare' strands of the government's counter terrorism strategy. The Tees Branch invited John Bickerstaff a counter terrorism safety advisor to deliver a presentation on 'ACT Awareness' (Action Counters terrorism).
ACT Awareness CTSA Version July 18

September 2018 - Emergency Preparedness
The following presentations will help memebers with their emergency preparedness:
Safe working in labs - Spills
Introduction to sudden cardiac arrest
P50 fire extinguisher

27 March 2018 - Working in collaboration with Centre for Research in the Older Workforce
(CROW) and Ageing through Social Partnership and Industrial Relations Expertise (ASPIRE) IOSH Tees Branch invited Matt Flynn (of Hull University) to give a short presentation on the current research that is being undertaken and invited branch IOSH members to get involved with the research.
Aspire short summary

January 2018 - Teesides annual CPD and IPD event presented by Shona MacMillan and Jonathan Backhouse
Shona provided guidance on how to complete MyCPD, while Jonathan outlined how graduates can work towards their Chartership.
IOSH CPD 2018 presentation
IOSH IPD presentation
MyIOSH CPD development plan

19 December 2017 - Vice Presidential visit
It was a great honour for the Teesside IOSH branch to have a Michelle Muxworty, MSc CFIOSH, Vice President visit our branch. Her keynote presentation outlined the Presidential Team update.

19 December 2017 - Texas City workshop
This included an animation created by the US Chemical Safety Board, followed by three acted scenes in which described the causal factors which led to the devastating explosion.

07 November 2017 - Ionising and non-ionising radiation
Margaret Trevor, Teeside University Medical Imaging Senior Lecturer at Teeside University
Lecture Brief

13 June 2017 - Health, fitness for work, mental health and cancer
Working after 50: Managing a healthy ageing workforce by Matt Flynn
The weight of life stressful by Karen Lowes (no presentation available)
Role of health surveillance in the workplace by Louise Huscroft
No Time to Lose by John Lacey

02 May 2017 - AGM and foot safety/hygiene
Jonathan Backhouse key note presentation discussed the current food statistics; followed by outlining the differences between common forms of food-borne illnesses food poisoning and food-borne diseases. The session discussed the role of Food Hygiene Ratings and looked at some local examples.
Event summary

04 April 2017 - Construction half day seminar. Download the event summary
Jason Anker MBE, shared his story of how a fall from hight ended in him being paralysed. No additional resources available.
Stephen Coppin provided a presentation of the Impact of CDM 2015
Raymond Bone provided a presentation on the Role of the CDM Advisor

24 January 2017 - Journey to zero waste
Andy Robertson provided two presentations; first on the role of the IOSH Environmental & Waste Management Group, this was followed by an overview of the Duty of Care and the journey to Zero Waste to Landfill. No additional resources available.
Event summary