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

2019

12 September 2019 - Site Visit – BEL Valves ~

19 September 2019 - Safety Culture *

29 September 2019 - IPD and CPD Seminar ~

17 October 2019 - COSHH / REACH *
Richard Bishop, HSE Principal Inspector

14 November 2019 - Fire / DSEAR *
Nick Redpath, (Speaker TBC)
Graham Shiel, Independent Fire Consultant

21 November 2019 (09:30 - 11:45) - Site Visit – MetroMail ~

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

Sir Tom Cowie Campus, Sunderland University, SR6 0DD

2020

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

30 January 2020 (13:30 - 15:30) - Site Visit – SNOP UK ~ 

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 2019 (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 the Northern Rugby Football Club, McCracken Park, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 2DT. If you'd like to attend, please make contact with the Newcastle Construction Safety Group via the contact details page on their website.