Michael’s Story

Public Services Section

Michael’s Story
  • Tue 9 Jul 2019 12:30 PM -
    Tue 9 Jul 2019 4:00 PM

  • Brookfield Masonic Hall,
    Brookfield,
    Peel Street,
    Westhoughton,
    Bolton,
    Greater Manchester,
    United Kingdom

    BL5 3SP

  • Branch meeting

    Manchester and North West Districts Branch

  • This event is free to attend

Overview

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Michael Adamson was an experienced spark, who died on 4 August 2005 as the result of an electrical incident at work.  He was only 26 years old and was engaged to be married.

Like so many work-related deaths, it was an incident which could and should have been prevented.

Motivated by the need to stop this from happening to others, ‘Michael's Story’ is told by his sister Louise.  She talks through the catalogue of errors in health and safety management - any one of which would have been serious enough on its own – which accumulated to prove fatal.

A light lunch is provided for you at 12.30pm and the event will begin at 1.30pm  with a 15 minute refreshment break during the afternoon.

Speaker: 

Louise Taggart, Workplace Safety Speaker

SHP’s ‘Most Influential Person’ 2018

What's in it for you?

Networking opportunities and personal development.

Who should attend

Public Services Section members/IOSH members. Members are welcome to bring one non-member guest to the event, who must be signed in on entry.

What you need to know

Free parking is available on site.  Westhoughton railway station is a short walk from the Hall, and the town is well served by the local bus network.

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