National Safety and Health Conference - 'Looking after the worker'

National Safety and Health Conference - 'Looking after the worker'
  • Thu 13 Jun 2019

  • Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield, Victoria Station Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
    S4 7YE

  • Conference

    Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield

  • Member price from: £126.00 inc. VAT
  • Non-member price from: £150.00 inc. VAT


Tools for every step of the journey from workplace best practise to facing major incidents.

The National Safety and Health Conference (NSHC) is proud to run its 44th year in 2019.  This conference is a public sector event and is lead by four IOSH Groups, including:

  • Education Group
  • Environmental and Waste Management Group
  • Health and Social Care Group
  • Public Services Group

UK business faces many risks from DSE users exposed to MSD, to people working on the front line being exposed to violence and aggression. So how do we look after and protect these workers and volunteers?


We will explore what tools and mechanisms are available, and how we can develop our systems to ensure their health and safety whilst working in an office, outdoors or as a truly agile worker.


Featuring a number of high profile speakers from HSE, Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors suggested (CIEHF) plus other industry specialists to be confirmed.


An inspiring line-up of field experts will deliver useful, interactive and thought provoking sessions. Case studies and best practice examples will be featured, including legal updates and industry developments.


Whilst exploring these risks and controls you will also have excellent opportunities to network with other professionals and engage with some of the organisations that provide the solutions, including a variety of exhibitors.


This year, the conference Lead sponsor is Alertcom See company profile below:

'Alertcom was developed and is operated exclusively by AVR Group. Founded in 1976, AVR Group provides cutting edge security solutions centred around vulnerable people and property. Working in partnership with major corporate organisations in retail, industrial, financial services, the police and government for over 40 years, AVR Group has invested significantly to combine world class communication technology with a dedicated team of security and IT professionals.


With no hidden costs, Alertcom® leads the way in lone worker protection solutions. Our BS8484:2016 accredited service helps organisations get maximum value from their investment whilst providing the best protection for their people.  24/7 monitoring, 365 days a year, gives lone workers the reassurance they can summon urgent assistance at the press of a button.  Our experienced IMC Operators have direct access to police control rooms and emergency services.  Alertcom saves significant time and money by streamlining order and fulfilment processes. Our powerful, user-friendly online management platform – Alertcom Online - handles orders, instant device swaps, reports, provides accurate audit trails and online training.


Alertcom is the provider of choice for an ever-increasing number of public and private sector organisations to help protect lone workers and fulfil their duty of care.'



What's in it for you?

The conference sessions will provide practical examples and the latest thinking from an inspirational panel of speakers, for you to take back to your workplace. The day will include the following:


·         variety of industry updates

·         information to update your knowledge and skills

·         enable you to explore new ideas and ways of working

·         case studies

·         legal update

·         extensive networking opportunities

·         a range of exhibitors


Any learning outcomes can also be recorded as part of your CPD.


Who should attend

This conference welcomes anyone with an interest in safety and health and the welfare of workers.  It is primarily aimed at those who work in the public, health and social care, education, environmental and waste management sectors.  However, both IOSH members and non-members from outside the sectors are welcome to attend, share best practice and to network.


This includes but is not limited to:


·         company directors

·         consultants

·         supervisors

·         worker representatives

·         health and safety leaders

·         managers


It's a must for any professional with responsibility for managing or organising safety and health in the workplace.


What you need to know

Please click on 'add to basket' below to secure your place. Alternatively call the Bookings Team 0116 257 3197 or email

The programme is now available! Check out the excellent speaker line-up.

Sponsor opportunities are still available, however exhibitor places are now full.  The conference attracts 150 delegates and so if you'd like to promote your organisation, raise awareness of your brand or showcase a new product or service, email Louise Griffin or call +44 (0)116 257 3373 for more information.

If you wish to book accommodation at the hotel, we have agreed a preferential rate of £79 b&b.  Please call the hotel directly on 0114 252 6511 and state that you're attending the IOSH event.

**NOTE: please use S1 2AU or Victoria Station Road, Sheffield to reach the hotel. Some devices won't work using the S4 main hotel postcode.

** this venue has recently changed their name from Holiday Inn to Crowne Plaza. The address remains the same.

  • Thu 13 Jun 2019 9:30 AM -
    Thu 13 Jun 2019 4:30 PM
    Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria Sheffield, Victoria Station Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 7YE
    From £126.00*
    Fully Booked

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