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Covid-19 webinars

IOSH have launched a series of webinars for occupational safety and health professionals on the Covid-19 situation.

Next webinar

A WHO/IOSH webinar: World Patient Safety Day 2020: Joint action for health worker safety

Friday 18 September, 12:30 BST / 13:30 (CEST)

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The webinar will highlight the outcomes of the 2020 World Patient Safety Day and what occupational health practitioners, professional associations, and trade unions can do for sustainable implementation of policies, programmes and plans of action for improving working conditions and protecting health, safety and wellbeing of health workers.

Speakers 

  • World Patient Safety 2020: Speak up for health worker safety: Neelam Dhingra-Kumar, WHO
  • Policies, programmes and tools for occupational health for health workers: Ivan D. Ivanov, WHO
  • Decent work and safe working conditions for all health workers: Christiane Wiskow, International Labour Organization
  • Labour rights and unions for worker health and safety in the health sector: Baba Aye, Public Service International
  • Nurses and nursing practices for health worker safety: Hoi Shan Fokeladeh, International Council of Nurses
  • Occupational health science and practice for protecting health workers: Gwen Brachman, International Commission on Occupational Health
  • Occupational safety and health practitioners for health worker safety: Julia Johnston, IOSH Health and Social Care Committee

This webinar will be available in English, French and Spanish


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Covid-19 - the future workplace and its impact on people

Thursday 03 September, 12:30 BST / 13:30 (CEST)

Hosted by: Andrew Sharman, IOSH President
Panel:
Lisa Bartlett, UK President - Crawford & Company;
Steve Collinson, Head of People - Zurich;
Nigel Sullivan, Chief People Officer – BUPA;
Tim Eldridge, Global Head of Health and Safety, HSBC;
Bev Messinger, CEO, IOSH


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Covid-19: Managing your work safely through local lockdown

Thursday 20 August 12:30 BST / 13:30 (CEST)

Hosted by: Louise Hosking, IOSH Vice-President
Panel:
Craig Foyle, Foyle Safety & Management;
Lucy Robinson, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce;
Matthew Jackson, WSP Middle East


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Covid-19: communication strategies – effective protocols for safe working in a Covid world

Thursday 06 August 12:30pm BST

Hosted by: Tim Eldridge, IOSH Vice-President
Panel:
Amanda Coleman, Crisis Communication Consultant and author of Crisis Communication Strategies;
Deirdre Sinnott McFeat, Health and Safety Authority; 
Simon Butt-Bethlendy, IOSH


Covid-19: Building a better gender balance for workplaces

Thursday 30 July 12:30pm BST

Hosted by: Louise Hosking, IOSH Vice President
Panel: 
Anne Gardner-Aston, Group Health and Safety Director, Places for People
Kizzy Augustin, Partner, Russell Cooke LLP
Lorenzo Visentin, Group Head of Environment, Health and Safety Corporate Affairs, Arriva plc
Busola Alofe, Registrar/CEO, The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria


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Covid-19: Future Leaders: Making a personal impact post lockdown

23 July 12:30 BST

Hosted by: Stuart Hughes – IOSH Vice President and passionate advocate for IOSH Future Leaders.
Panel: Philip Lancashire, Chloe Hughes, Liam Kelly, Sunit Atwal, Jason Kamalu, James MacPherson, Hayley Wright, Robert Jukes
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Covid-19: Your professional prospects as the world deals with the pandemic

16 July 2020 12:30 (BST)

Hosted By: James Quinn, President-Elect, IOSH

Panel:
Ria Sooknarine, UNIPET, Trinidad | Presentation
Josh Huggins, Principal People | Presentation


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Covid-19: How can we restart the events industry safely?

9 July 2020 12:30 (BST)

Hosted By: Louise Hosking, Vice-President, IOSH

Panel:
Andrew Böber, Head of Health and Safety, The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Wimbledon)
Nick Dugdale Moore, Regional Manager, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI)
Simon Garrett, Director, X Venture Global Risk Solutions
Chris Skeith, CEO, The Association of Event Organisers


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Back in Business - strategies for optimising individual and organisational wellbeing and resilience

02 July 2020 12:30 (BST)

Presented by: Dr John Briffa

Due to the nature of the content included in this webinar, we are not authorised to provide a recording of this specific session. A summary document of some of the key messages will be made available in due course. Please check back again shortly


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Covid-19: Ensuring the safety and health of workers in travel and tourism

25 June 2020 12:30 (BST)

Hosted and presented by

  • Dr Andrew Sharman, IOSH President

Presenters

  • Tiffany Misrahi, Vice-President of Policy, World Travel and Tourism Council | Presentation
  • Arlette Anderson, Director of ESH, London Gatwick Airport | Presentation
  • Dr Mark Parrish, Regional Medical Director, International SOS | Presentation
  • Marc Jordan, Group Director of Security Health and Safety, Crisis and BCM at TUI Group | Presentation
  • Jonathan Nobbs, Head of Corporate Engagement, IOSH | Presentation

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Covid-19: The role of line managers in returning safely

18 June 2020 12:30 (BST)

Hosted and presented by

Presenters

  • Ann Francke, CEO, Chartered Management Institute | Resources
  • Sue Parker-Tantush, Head of Health and Safety, Co-op Group | Presentation

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Covid-19 Series: IOSH and Saiosh Global Working Collaboration – Sharing knowledge to improve the OSH profession

11 June 2020 14:30 (BST) | 15.30 (SAST) 

Hosted by

  • Dr Andrew Sharman, IOSH President

Presenters

  • Bev Messinger, CEO, IOSH
  • Neels Nortje, CEO, Saiosh
  • Sanjay Munnoo, President, Saiosh
  • Ant Honey, Assistant Category Manager, IOSH - Presentation

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Covid-19: managing mental wellbeing when returning to work

4 June 2020 12:30pm BST

Hosted by

  • Duncan Spencer, Head of Advice and Practice, IOSH

Presenters


Covid-19: Coronavirus – returning safely after lockdown and employers’ obligations

28 May 2020 12:30pm BST

Hosted by

  • Richard Jones, Head of Policy and Regulatory Engagement IOSH

Presenters

  • Gabriela Troncoso, Expert Services Manager, ENHESA
  • Malcolm Staves, Corporate Health and Safety Director, L'Oreal
  • David Greene, Vice-President, The Law Society
  • Mary Lawrence, Partner, Osborne Clarke International Legal Practice

Securing a new role during and post Covid-19 – insights for the OSH professional

21 May 2020 12:30pm BST

Full webinar

Hosted by

  • Vanessa Harwood-Whitcher, Director of Professional Services, IOSH

Presenters

  • Liam Tiddy, Head of Practice, Shirley Parsons
  • Yvette Moffatt,  Health & Safety Manager, Royal College of Surgeons
  • Gareth Mullen, Head of Safety, Health and Wellbeing, Thames Water
  • Simon Bliss, Managing Director, Principal People

Covid-19 Global Logistics: Managing the risks for the future of a safe supply chain

14 May 2020 12:30pm BST

Full webinar

Hosted by

  • Dr Andrew Sharman, IOSH President

Presenters

  • Kevin Furniss, Vice President - Head of Corporate Safety, A.P. Moller-Maersk
  • Chris Newson, HSS Product Development and Delivery Lead, MakeUK
  • Andrew Mawson, Head of SHEQ/DGSA, Bibby Distribution and Chair or IOSH Logistics and Retail Group
  • Jodie Lynch, Regional Health Safety and Environment Advisor, Yusen Logistics UK Ltd 

Returning to work after Covid-19 – the role of the OSH and HR professionals

07 May 2020 12:30pm BST

Full webinar

Hosted by

  • James Quinn, IOSH President Elect

Presenters

  • Malcolm Shiels, Chair IOSH Construction Group, Director Head of CDM Summers-Inman Ltd
  • Keith Hole, Vice Chair IOSH Construction Group, Director and Thought Leader TSM UK 
  • David D’Souza, Director of Membership, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Presentation slides

Resources


Covid-19 and the global food supply chain: safety and health impacts and solutions

Apr 30, 2020 12:30pm BST

Full webinar

Hosted by

  • Dr Andrew Sharman - IOSH President

Presenters

  • Dr Ivan D. Ivanov, Workplace Health Team, World Health Organisation
  • Cédric Pene, Counsellor, Agriculture and Commodities Division - World Trade Organization
  • Dr Jeffrey T. LeJeune, Food Safety and Quality Officer - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Elizabeth Creed, IOSH Rural Industries Group Vice Chair - Specialist Agriculture Safety Consultant
  • Craig Long, IOSH Rural Industries Group Committee Member - Health, Safety and Risk Advisor, G’s Fresh
  • Neil Lennox, Head of Group Safety and Insurance - Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd

The role of the OSH professional​ - supporting your business throughout the Covid-19 crisis​

23 April 2020 12:30pm BST

Full webinar 

Presenters

Hosted by

  • Duncan Spencer, Head of Advice and Practice - IOSH

Panel

  • Louise Hosking - IOSH Vice President
  • Jonathan Hughes - IOSH Vice President

Presentation slides


Current risks, challenges and practical measures in protecting health workers responding to Covid-19

16 April 12:30pm BST

Full webinar 

Presenters 

Hosted by

  • Dr Andrew Sharman, IOSH President

Speakers

  • Alice Simniceanu, Catherine Kane & Dr Ivan D. Ivanov – World Health Organization
  • Mark Parsons & Fiona Potter, IOSH Health and Social Care Group
  • Dr Min Zhang, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Professor Claudio Colosio, Milano Hospitals, Milan, Italy

Covid-19: Looking after the mental and physical health and wellbeing of the remote worker

09 April 2020

Full webinar

Presenters

Hosted by

  • Dr David Gold, IOSH Vice President
  • Tony Bough, Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing - Royal Sun Alliance
    Ruth Wilkinson, Head of Health and Safety - IOSH

Managing workplace safety and health in response to Covid-19

02 April 2020

Full webinar 

Presenters

  • Dr Andrew Sharman, IOSH President
  • Dr Maria Neira, Director for Environment, Climate and Health - WHO
  • Dr Andy Ramsay, Infectious Hazard Management (IHM) Department - World Health Organisation
  • Dr Ivan D.Ivanov, Team Lead of Occupational and Workplace Health - World Health Organisation

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Questions asked during the webinars are used to help shape the content on these pages, along with links to useful resources and websites. Where helpful, FAQ documents will be added alongside the recordings post webinar

 

 

 

 

 

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