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IOSH webinars / virtual meetings

Check out the list of our online sessions on a range of topics hosted with our membership network

Webinars and meetings are ideal for keeping your knowledge up to date as well as your CPD. Below is a list of our upcoming webinars/meetings being hosted by IOSH and our membership network. All webinar/meeting timings are shown as UK Time (GMT or BST), unless specified.


Our webinars are focused on providing technical information to larger audiences where you can hear from speakers on a range of relevant subject matter.

No audio rights are available to attendees in these sessions, but you can get involved and put questions to speakers/panelists via the Q&A function.

Zoom meeting

Our Zoom meetings are smaller sessions which provide an interactive platform for you to hear from speakers on specific content, but also get involved in robust discussions and network with other OSH professionals joining the sessions.

Missed a Zoom meeting? You can view these by visiting the relevant Branch microsite on their 'recent events' pages.

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Feature webinar

Webinar: The law in lockdown – workplace rights and obligations
Thursday 11 February, 12:30 GMT / 13:30 CET
IOSH, in partnership with, The Law Society

In the latest of our webinar series entitled ‘Caring through Covid’, the session centres upon Covid and the workplace and how this pandemic has may have changed the legal provisions that protect the health, safety and wellbeing of workers. The webinar will also address working from home and the employer's duty of care to an employee working from home along with the law in lockdown and challenges faced by solicitors. Host/speakers: Neil Catton, IOSH VP; Stephanie Boyce, VP of The Law Society; Matthew Breakall, Partner at DAC Beechcroft; and Colleen Theron, Sustainability Lawyer and Consultant, Ardea International

January events

Zoom meeting: New Year New Broom - looking forward with 2020 vision!
Wednesday 20 January, 13:00 GMT
Chiltern Branch

In our first event for 2021, the Chiltern branch committee would like to share with its members some of the key activities planned for this year, following on from the successes of 2020. We also welcome IOSH President James Quinn and President Elect our own Louise Hosking who will join us for this meeting.

Zoom meeting: Statutory Inspections: Are you covered?
Thursday 21 January, 12:30 GMT
London Metropolitan Branch

This session will cover advice and insight for duty-holders on requirements and providers.

Zoom meeting: Farm safety - the challenge of managing animals, equipment, anaerobic digestors, slurry tanks and grain silos safely, with case studies
Thursday 21 January, 13:30 GMT
South Cumbria and North Lancashire Branch and SCOHSG Farm Safety

The most common causes of non-fatal farming injuries are - slips, trips or falls, being struck by moving objects (including flying or falling objects), falls from height, contact with machinery and being injured by an animal. Danny will use case studies to illustrate the management problems associated with developing effective management systems for the safe use of farm equipment, anaerobic digestors, slurry tanks and grain silos as well as looking after animals and keeping the family safe. Speaker - Danny Pyrah, NFU Mutual Risk Management Services Ltd

Zoom meeting: A Legal Update: The Impact of Brexit
Thursday 21 January, 18:00 GMT
Staffordshire Branch

We are proud to confirm that this month we are once again inviting Jonathan Hughes and Alan Millband to present to our members. This month our speakers will focus on any anticipated legal updates, what impact Brexit may have and a review of some key cases from the last year.

Zoom meeting: RPE & Fit Testing
Thursday 21 January, 18:30 GMT
North Wales Branch

Presenter: Gary Beattie

Zoom meeting: Health and Safety “A First-choice career”
Thursday 21 January, 18:30 GMT
Mid Shires Branch

This session looks at why health and safety is fast becoming a first career choice. Speaker - Tom Lane, Joint Vice-Chair, Mid Shires Branch 

Zoom meeting: Legionella – A Case Study
Friday 22 January, 09:00 GMT
East Anglia Branch

This session challenges working with renewable sources (and multiple stakeholders) and provides a message from our Presidential Team.

Zoom meeting: IOSH Singapore Branch's 10th Anniversary celebration and launch of the 10th Anniversary booklet
Friday 22 January, 19:30 SGT / 11:30 GMT
Singapore Branch

Zoom meeting: CPD Workshop – creating, updating and maintaining your CPD record
Tuesday 26 January, 10:00 GMT
Ireland East Branch

The session will be supported by Catherine Daly the IOSH Membership Development Officer (Ireland Region) and several committee members from the Branch. This is your chance to get clarification on the IOSH requirements around CPD and maintaining your personal record. You will get hand-on practical guidance on how to remain compliant by creating and maintaining all elements of your CPD.

Webinar: One Question, 10 answers – our quickfire session
Tuesday 26 January, 12:30 GMT
Future Leaders Steering Group

We’re shaking things up! Join us for a quickfire session where we ask one question to ten professionals with ten different outlooks – cognitive diversity in a nutshell.

Zoom meeting: Legacy and lessons of the Bangladesh Accord for global supply chains
Tuesday 26 January, 17:00 GMT
London Metropolitan Branch

Zoom meeting: Setting up as a H&S Consultant
Tuesday 26 January, 13:30 GMT
Tees Branch

Stephen Asbury established Corporate Risk Systems Limited (CRS) in 1999, growing it from 3 consultants to 34 by the time of its sale in 2014. He will share with us his experiences of leaving “a good job” to set up as a consultant.

Zoom meeting: Draft Building Safety Bill
Tuesday 26 January, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
Merseyside Branch

The Grenfell Tower fire claimed 72 lives and exposed serious failings across building safety. The draft Building safety Bill is designed to improve building and fire safety so that residents will feel safer in their homes. Andrew is Group Head of Health and Safety Policy at Paradigm Housing and Chair of the National Social Housing Fire Strategy Group (NSHFSG) and will speak about the proposals, potential implications and competence. Presenter: Andrew Frankum.

Zoom meeting: Sustainability & Circular Economy and CPD / IPD Workshop
Tuesday 26 January 2021, 19.30–21.30 (GST) / 15.30–17.30 (GMT)
Oman Branch

Zoom meeting: Helping Members through IOSH Mentoring
Wednesday 27 January, 12:00 GMT / 08:00 GYT (Guyana)
East Midlands and Caribbean Branch collaboration

This session will discuss IOSH Mentoring and how it has helped IOSH members throughout their professional journey. If you are looking to move up the grades as a mentee or would like to assist other members as a mentor then join us for this meeting.

Zoom meeting: Savvy Approach to difficult conversations
Wednesday 27 January, 12:30 GMT
South West Branch

Effective techniques for difficult conversations.

Zoom meeting: Behavioural Safety Panel - Session 2
Wednesday 27 January, 18:00 GMT
North East of Scotland Branch

Back by popular demand we follow on from the 1st session in October 2020, where we invited Dr John Austin, Tim Marsh, Duncan Aspin, and Bob Cummins as panellists. Session 2 invites back Dr. John Austin alongside experts Dr Judy Agnew, Dr Nicole Gravina and Dr Angelica Grindle.

Zoom meeting: A Journey Through IOSH Membership Grades
Wednesday 27 January, 18:30 GMT
Ireland Branch, Ireland North Western District and Ireland Western District

This event gives an outline of the requirements to attain each grade for joining as an Affiliate to moving through to a Chartered Fellow, as well as how to move between grades. We will outline the benefits and opportunities at each grade, and the developmental requirements to move between them and examine different routes of qualification as well as CPD requirements. Speaker - Tudor Williams

Zoom meeting: Legal update
Wednesday 27 January, 19:00 GMT
South Midlands Branch

The session will provide a legal update with specific focus on Building Safety Bill and the legal repercussions, COVID-19 – the vicarious liability aspects, when does a home accident become a work accident, Transition from one to the other and liabilities and Fire regulations. Presenter: Andrew Litchfield- Partner Gowling WLG (UK) LLP

Zoom meeting: The use of Drones to improve safety
Thursday 28 January, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
South Wales Branch

This session will focus on how drones can support safe working at height. Why you should use a drone for visual inspections, what is involved in a drone survey and case studies (telecoms towers inspections, roof inspections for FM, gas flue inspections for housing associations). Presenter: Toby Townrow- Business Development Director

Zoom meeting: Question Time & Topical Networking
Thursday 28 January, 19:00 GMT
West of Scotland Branch

The Meeting will provide an open forum of Q&A with the Exec Committee, followed by a period of topical discussion in Breakout rooms (CPD/IPD /CFIOSH support, Mental Health, MSDs while working from home, Construction group, Environmental group, Public Services) each chaired by a member of the Exec.

February events

Zoom meeting: Modernising your mobile workforce
Tuesday 02 February, 19:00 GMT
South Downs Branch

The presentation will include how to easily: digitalise data capture, deploy no-code mobile apps, deliver field workflow automation and drive date-centric insights.

Zoom meeting: Working From Home Safely – advice for both employers and employees
Wednesday 03 February, 11:00–12:00 GMT
Humber Branch

With the return to Lockdown in the UK our speaker will present a session on working from home safely focusing on employers and employees responsibilities. She will discuss the importance of good ergonomic risk assessment of the home workspace and how to maintain compliance. Speaker - Criona Turley, CEO, Capella Workplace Solutions.

Zoom meeting: Leading on mental health in a post-pandemic world
Monday 08 February, 19:00 GMT
South Coast Branch

Join Director and co-founder of MHIB, speaker, mental health campaigner and (soon to be) Samaritans listening volunteer, Steve Heath for a powerful and thought-provoking talk on 8th Feb at 19.00 GMT to discover the fundamentals of mental health in the workplace and how you can ensure maximum well-being for yourself and your team in times of change and uncertainty.

Zoom meeting: Obstacles and effective approaches to improving OHS in global supply chains
Tuesday 09 February, 17:00 GMT
London Metropolitan Branch

Zoom meeting: Gender Bias in PPE
Thursday 11 February, 12:30 GMT
South Downs Branch

Webinar: 5 Top Tips for Water Safety
South West Branch
Tuesday, 16 February, 12:30 (GMT)

This session will provide an overview of water safety and industry top tips for maintaining safe systems and remaining compliant. Speaker - Sarah Morley, The Water Hygiene Centre.

Zoom meeting: Integrating HSE in business Continuity and CPD / IPD Workshop
Tuesday 16 February 2021, 19.30–20.30 (GST) / 15.30–16.30 (GMT)
Oman Branch

Zoom meeting: CPD Workshop – creating, updating and maintaining your CPD record
Wednesday 17 February, 10:00 GMT
Northern Ireland Branch

The session will be supported by Catherine Daly the IOSH Membership Development Officer (Ireland Region) and several committee members from the Northern Ireland Branch. This is your chance to get clarification on the IOSH requirements around CPD and maintaining your personal record. You will get hand-on practical guidance on how to remain compliant by creating and maintaining all elements of your CPD.

March events

Zoom meeting: Hostile Environments
Monday 08 March, 14:00 GMT
South Coast Branch

Whether working in the UK or abroad, employers still have the same responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of employees. This presentation is intended to examine: duties of employers, implications when it goes wrong, risks that need to be considered in the risk assessment, how to mitigate risks and where to find information. Speaker: Any Toze, Chief Instructor, Hostile Environments Training Ltd

Zoom meeting: MEWP Masterclass
Wednesday 24 March, 12:00
South West Branch