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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.

Related pages

Feature webinar

Covid-19 webinar: Managing the risks of workplace carcinogens: what your organisation needs to do now
Thursday 29 October, 12.30 (GMT)

As IOSH’s award-winning, global campaign No Time to Lose (NTTL) approaches its sixth anniversary on 3 November, we bring together a panel of experts, campaigners and those affected by workplace cancer to discuss why the management of the risks of workplace carcinogens is so important – and how we can do it effectively.

October events

Covid-19 webinar: Managing the risks of workplace carcinogens: what your organisation needs to do now
Thursday 29 October, 12.30 (GMT)

As IOSH’s award-winning, global campaign No Time to Lose (NTTL) approaches its sixth anniversary on 3 November, we bring together a panel of experts, campaigners and those affected by workplace cancer to discuss why the management of the risks of workplace carcinogens is so important – and how we can do it effectively.

Zoom meeting: Effective Health and Safety Management at Major Incidents – Salisbury Novichok Attacks
Thursday 29 October 2020, 13.00 (GMT)
West of Scotland Branch

This presentation, which will provide an insight to managing health and safety at major incidents will be delivered by Sarah Somers from Wiltshire and supported by Dennis Bray from Avon and Somerset – both very experienced health and safety practitioners. It will not be recorded so make sure you do not miss the event.

Zoom meeting: Construction Law
Thursday 29 October, 14.00-15.00 (GMT)
South Wales Branch

This session will focus on how the standard form construction contracts are typically used in South Wales (JCT and NEC) to deal with safety, compliance and accreditation schemes. Presenter - Sam O’Callaghan

Zoom meeting: South East Safety Stories – training, your place or mine?
Thursday 29 October 2020, 19.00 (GMT)
Ireland South Eastern District

IOSH South Eastern District Committee are holding to 'unravel the mysteries' of how to comply with statutory training requirements in the current COVID19 crisis and particularly to those who are working from home and remote working at this time. Presenter - Declan Gibney, Ireland South Eastern District Committee / IOSH Council  Member 

Zoom meeting: Renewable Energy and Climate Action
Reflection and Opportunity for the HSE professional
Thursday 29 October 2020, 17.30 (AST) / 21.30 (GMT)
Caribbean Branch

Zoom meeting: CPD/IPD Session
Friday 30 October, 19.30 (SGT) / 11.30 (GMT)
Singapore Branch

Zoom meeting: Student meeting
Friday 30 October 2020, 19.30-20.30 (GST) / 15.30-16.30 (GMT)
Oman Branch

November events

Zoom meeting: Health is Wealth: A Healthy and sustainable workforce for a sustainable business
Monday 02 November, 12:30-13:00 GMT
London Metropolitan Branch

Zoom meeting: GDPR
Tuesday 03 November, 14:00-15:00 GMT
Merseyside Branch

This presentation will be on Data Privacy and will cover what H&S professionals should know and what they should have in place to prevent any investigation from the Information Commissioner. Presenter: Steve Wilkinson

Zoom meeting: The Savvy approach to difficult conversations
Tuesday 03 November, 19:00 GMT
South Downs Branch

Online Events: WorldGBC Health & Wellbeing Framework Launch
Wednesday 4 November, 12.00 - 16.00 GMT
A World Green Building Council Event - free online event
IOSH speaker: Louise Hosking, President Elect

Developed in partnership with the Better Places for People global project Steering Committee and members of our global network, WorldGBC's new framework aims to transform the meaning of health and wellbeing for the sustainable building movement and wider sector. 

Zoom meeting: Introduction to stress reduction and meditation
Wednesday 04 November, 12:30-13:00 GMT
London Metropolitan Branch

Webinar: Developing an understanding of your language and communication style
Tuesday 04 November, 15:00-16:00 GMT 
Manchester & NW Districts Branch

Join this webinar to learn about how your language and communication style has an impact on others willingness to cooperate and follow guidelines.  In this webinar you will learn about the power of language and how you can use to positively affect your communications. This webinar is part two of four - Part 3: 17 November / Part 4: 1 December

Zoom meeting: NTTL Asbestos
Wednesday 04 November, 18:30 AST / 15:30 GMT
Qatar Branch

Zoom meeting: CPD workshop
Thursday 05 November, 14:30-16:00 GMT
South Wales Branch

This session will see branch communications officer Dylan Thompson utilise his own CPD to give an interactive and focussed demonstration on everything related to updating your CPD, keeping it fresh and relevant and above all, ready for the changes ahead and putting you very much in the driving seat.

Zoom meeting: Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres (DSEAR)
Tuesday 10 November, 13:30 GMT
Tees Branch

This branch meeting is an opportunity for health and safety practitioners to get a practical insight into DSEAR.

Webinar: Stay Awake - Concentrate - Sleep - A vital factor risk factor to consider when designing work schedules and worker wellbeing
Wednesday 11 November, 13:00-14:00 GMT
Environmental Waste Management Group

In this webinar Emma Cook from Purely Balanced explores the importance of sleep on worker safety and wellbeing.

Zoom meeting: Assessment and control of metalworking fluids and mild steel welding fume
Thursday 12 November, 10:00-11:00 GMT
Bristol & West Branch

Presenter: Samantha Lord, HSE

Webinar: Covid-19 webinar series - Supporting your staff to support themselves
Thursday 12 November, 12:30-13:30 (GMT) /14:30-14.30 (CET)
An IOSH/SOM joint webinar

IOSH is delighted to partner the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) in launching a four-part webinar series on organisational and personal resilience, entitled Caring Through Covid – supporting people and workplaces through the pandemic. The series, which will run through November and December and into the new year, sees IOSH team up with a number of key partners to focus on different aspects of this overall theme.

Zoom meeting: Asbestos- The Duty to Manage
Thursday 12 November, 14:00 GMT
Edinburgh Branch

The IOSH Edinburgh Branch look forward to hosting Roger Willey who will present on the duty to manage asbestos for non-specialists.

Zoom meeting: Leadership Development with IED Training & IOSH Presidential Team on Returning Safely
Thursday 12 November, 19:00 GMT
Forth & Tay Branch

This overview of the aids used to deal with leadership under pressure and how these aids can be utilised by leaders and managers within your organisation will definitely get you thinking.

Webinar: Human Factors
Friday 13 November, 10:00-11:00 GMT
Offshore Group and East Anglia Branch

This webinar will provide an introduction to the human factors discipline, the different topics it covers and show examples of practical application in the area of incident investigation. Speaker - Dr Marcin Nazaruk.

Webinar: IOSH West Africa Division - Launching the Network
Friday 13 November, 12:30 (GMT) / 13:30 (WAT)
IOSH West Africa Division

We’re very excited to announce our next webinar for West Africa, where, we’ll be joined by key representatives from IOSH, as we announce the official status of the West Africa Division within the IOSH networks family and provide guidance on how IOSH can help develop OSH competencies and help you on your OSH journey.

Webinar: Developing your ability to have coaching conversations
Tuesday 17 November 2020, 15:00-16:00 GMT
Manchester & NW Districts Branch

Join our webinar to learn about how a coaching approach has an impact on others willingness to cooperate and follow guidelines. In this webinar you will learn why coaching conversations are effective and how to use these to effect behavioural change. This webinar is part three of four - Part 4: 01 December

Webinar: Health and Safety in Motorsport
Tuesday 17 November, 18:00-19:00 GMT
London Metropolitan and NE Scotland Branches:

This webinar provides an opportunity to hear about the challenges and opportunities in Formula 1 and Formula E. Stuart Hughes, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Richard Bate, Formula E World Championship Race Series

Zoom meeting: CPD Workshop
Tuesday 17 November, 19:00-20:00 GMT
Manchester & Northwest Districts Branch

This is your chance to get clarification on your CPD journey. The session will be supported by IOSH Branch Co-ordinator Emmeline Heaphy. Speaker: Emmeline Heaphy

Zoom meeting: CPD / IPD Workshop
Tuesday 17 November, 19:30-20:30 (GST) / 15:30-16:30 (GMT)
Oman Branch

Peer to peer learning for safety and health professionals - become a mentee and/or mentor with IOSH Mentoring

Zoom meeting: Preventing Legionella and stagnation in water services – awareness of problems, especially in a post Covid world
Thursday 19 November, 13:30 GMT
South Cumbria & North Lancashire Branch

This session aims to highlight potential problems with water stagnation, biofilm formation and Legionella proliferation in water systems and to show how these issues have been exacerbated by reduced footfall and occupancy in buildings due to lockdown, followed by an increase in home working. Speaker - Niall Phillips, Hydraclean.

Zoom meeting: The future role of OSH in cleaner energy and green technology
Thursday 19 November, 15:00 -17:00 GMT
Yorkshire Branch

As the UN Sustainable Development Goals gain more support and the world moves towards a greener future, this session will explore alternative energy sources and the OSH implications of this and emerging energy technologies.

Webinar: Sustainable return to work in mental health issues; what works for whom?
Thursday 19 November, 14:00 (GMT) / 15:00 (CET)
IOSH Advice and Practice

IOSH is delighted to welcome researcher from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and Birkbeck, University of London to share recent research results on the topic of sustainable return to work following absence due to mental health conditions. They will discuss issues related to data collection strategies, the value of doing research from an integrative perspective and a focus on problems at work versus what people value at work.

Zoom meeting: Psychology for Safety Professionals
Thursday 19 November, 18:00 GMT
Staffordshire Branch

Zoom meeting: East Midlands Gateway Project
Thursday 19 November, 19:00-20:00 GMT
East Midlands Branch

This session will explore the challenges of developing a 700 acre greenfield site located between the M1 and East Midlands Airport into a logistics hub. Stuart will also share some of the innovations introduced to overcome these challenges. Speaker - Stuart Page.

Zoom meeting: Be the best you can be – coaching skills for OSH practitioners
Thursday 19 November, 19:30-21:00 (SGT) / 11:30-13:00 (GMT)
Singapore Branch

Webinar: Nano technology and the future of self-disinfecting surface treatments
Friday 20 November, 12:30-13:30 GMT
South West Branch for the South Region

The presentation by Liquid Guard will be an insight into breaking the transmission of transient microbes through hand-surface-hand contact on high touch surfaces in everyday settings, such as schools, public buildings, public transport, work and factories as well in the home. Speaker - Helen Holman, Signo-Nanocare

Zoom meeting: Lone Workers – How are you looking after your best Assets?
Friday 20 November, 13:00 GMT
East Anglia Branch

An afternoon session on Employers and Employees responsibilities, from Conflict Management and Personal Safety to how the Employer should be looking after their Lone Workers, both practically and legally with messages from the Suzy Lamplugh Trust.

Webinar: Social Media - helping you become a brighter brick in your world
Monday 23 November, 12:00-13:00 GMT
Financial Services Group

Keith Lewis, Zurich’s UK social media manager will explore social media and why you need to become a brighter brick in your professional or corporate wall. The session will cover how to use LinkedIn in line with your business’ strategy, how to create an engaging profile and the types of content that tend to resonate with people.

Zoom meeting: Empowering Children and their Parents to increase Awareness of Child Safety on the Farm
Monday 23 November, 18:00–19:00 GMT
Ireland Branch Rural Industries Section

AgriKids is an award winning farm safety educational platform for children. We will share the inspiration behind AgriKids, what has been achieved so far. The Risk and Company Safety Manager for FBD Insurance will discuss the main hazards and statistics associated with farm fatal accidents with a special focus on child safety.

Webinar: Volunteering and safety and health in the community
Tuesday 24 November, 12:30-13:30 GMT
Future Leaders Steering Group

This panel session looks at the importance of health and safety in the community and why H&S professionals should get involved.

Webinar: Partnership working in improving environmental sustainability – case study of best practice in engagement/partnership working
Wednesday 25 November, 12:30-13:30 GMT
Environmental Waste Management Group

Want to find out what a successful local authority partnership looks like? This webinar includes a brief presentation from Mr Paldeep Bhatti who heads up the Kent Resource Partnership (KRP).

Zoom meeting: What can you do to protect lone workers and how do you support staff with their mental health?
Wednesday 25 November, 14:00 GMT
Essex Branch

This event will include two presentations; firstly Nicole Vazquez from Worthwhile Training who will outline key steps to protect the safety of lone workers. We shall then invite Lee Marwick from Realistic Risk Management to highlight mental health first aid; what is mental health, what stigma surround it and how to we recognise the early warning signs.

December events

Webinar: Evidence and Scene Management
Tuesday 01 December, 12.30-13.30 (GMT)
Offshore Group

This webinar will deliver pragmatic advice and guidance to those operating offshore on the importance of preserving the scene and evidence following a series incident. Attendees will also have an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and learn from Police subject matter experts. Speaker - Len Braun, Energy Industry Liaison Officer, Police Scotland

Webinar: Developing your knowledge of behavioural modification tactics
Tuesday 01 December 2020, 15.00-16.00 (GMT)
Manchester & NW Districts Branch

Join our webinar to learn about how you can influence behavioural change to improve others willingness to cooperate and follow guidelines. In this webinar you will learn about current behavioural modification theories and how to use these to complement your coaching conversations to effect sustainable behavioural change.

Zoom meeting: Risk Assessment Workshop
Monday 07 December 2020,  19.30–20.30 (GST) / 15.30–16.30 (GMT)
Oman Branch



January events

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


February events

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