2015 seminars

The last seminar was held on Monday 27th April 2015.  The subject was be 'Asbestos, The Hidden Killer'.

The Power Point presentations are available at the following links:

Speaker No. 1: John Boyle - HSE: Risk Assessment/ Campaign

Speaker No. 2: Gregg Byrne - RB Asbestos: Surveys/PPE controls (presentation currently unavailable)

Speaker No. 3: Julie Winn - Asbestos in Schools

Speaker No. 4: Tim Briggs - Controls/Emergency Plan

Some of Our Previous seminars

The Summer 2013 event took place on Wednesday 25th June, Banqueting Suite, City Hall.  The event focused on working at heights.  

Speaker no 1:  David Kean, (CMCIEH), Environmental Health Officer, BMDC

Speaker no 2:  Mark Forbes, (GradIOSH, MifL), Lecturer in Health and Safety, Leeds City College of Buildings

Speaker no 3:  Dave Randles, Safety Director/Principle Consultant, Simian Risk Management Ltd


The March 2013 event and was attended by over 95 members.  The subject was legionella and coincided with the HSE and Local Authority initiatives to raise awareness of legionella.  The speakers on the day included the Health Protection Agency 'learning from an outbreak' , a local Authority Environmental Health Officer and a speaker from RPS Group's Legionella Consultancy Team. 


Speaker no 1: David Kean (CMCIEH), Environmental Health Officer, BMDC

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Speaker no 2:  Mike Rose, Commercial Director, RPS Group (Health, Safety and Environment)

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Speaker no 3:  Rebecca Ingham, Health Protection Practitioner, Health Protection Agency

2012 seminars

Healthy Workplaces - Worker Participation / Leadership - 25th October 2012 - Banqueting Suite, City Hall, Bradford

To mark European Health and Safety Week 2012, Enteprise Europe Network Yorkshire and BAOHSF ran a free event to encourage managers and workers to work together to create healthy workplaces.  "Working together for risk prevention" was a two year campaign coordinated by the European Agency for Safety at Work. 

Presenters on the day were:

Speaker no 1: Paul Sanderson and Adrian Ross from Wincanton - good practice in management leadership


Speaker no 2: Peter Bull (BASF - manager) and Andrew Irvin (GMB - rep) - illustrating the benefits of partner working


Speaker no 3: Louise Brearey - HSE, Head of London 2012  - the Olympic park learning legacy

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Fire Safety in the Workplace - 10th May 2012 - NHS, Douglas Mill

The forum hosted a free fire safety event which was attended by over 80 local employers. Jonathan Harrison, West Yorkshire Fire Brigade Inspector gave the first presentation on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safey) Order Act 2005 (RRO). 

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Speaker no 2: Yorkshire Electrical Services Ltd - emergency lighting

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Speaker no 3: Checkmate Fire Solutions - fire doors

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Speaker no 4: Rosse Systems Ltd - detection systems and fire risk assessments.  For copies of presentations click here and here


Workers Memorial Day - 28th April 2012 - Bradford