Tyne and Wear Branch events

Last minute changes sometimes occur so we advise you to check the event page details via this website before setting out.

There are periodic site visits as well as sessions arranged with the local Educational Development Advisor, providing advice and coaching to help members with their IPD/CPD.

Meetings marked with an asterix (*) are held at the Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex in Sunderland where free parking is available. The meetings open for registration at 12:15 then a buffet lunch is served at 12:30 before a 13:00 start. Most meetings typically finish around 15:30.

Meetings marked with a tilde (~) are bookable.

Upcoming events


12 December 2019 (15.00 - 18:00) - Legal Update (general)
James Thompson, Woods Whur

Sir Tom Cowie Campus, Sunderland University, SR6 0DD


16 January 2020 - Health & Wellbeing *
Tony Bough, RSA Group
Dr. Sarah Pickup, Sunderland University

13 February 2020 (17:00 – 19:00) - CPD / IPD Session ~
Joe Elliott / Tony Bough / Jeff Fowler
Carney Consultancy Ltd, North Shields, NE30 1JE

27 February 2020 - Construction Meeting (covering Dust/Lung disease) 
Chris Lucas, HSE Inspector
Alpha Solway, (speaker TBC).

5 March 2020 (13:00 - 15:30) - Site Visit – BAE Systems ~

19 March 2020 - PUWER / Personal Story *
Brent Hudson, Machinery Safety & Compliance Services
Paul Mahoney, Inspiring Safety

16 April 2020 – Environmental *
Anna-Lisa- Mills, True North Sustainability
Kent Watson, Opti-cal Survey Equipment

25 April 2020 (10:00 – 12:00) - CPD / IPD Session ~
Joe Elliott / Tony Bough / Jeff Fowler
Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex, SR5 3NS

14 May 2020 (12.15 for 13.00) - AGM & Legal (Inquest & Presentation)
James Thompson, Woods Whur
Gary Dowell, Chair IOSH Tyne & Wear Branch
Civic Centre, North Terrace, Crook, DL15 9ES 

18 June 2020 - New Technologies / Drones *
Ben Wilkinson, Aerial Exposure (Drones)
Caroline Brown, (Speaker TBC)

All events

Tyne & Wear Branch members may also be interested in the Newcastle Construction Safety Group. The meeting programme can be viewed on the website of the Newcastle Construction Safety Group.

Most meetings start at 13.30 and are held at H25 The Avenues, Eleventh Avenue North, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0NJ. If you'd like to attend, please make contact with the Newcastle Construction Safety Group via the contact details page on their website.