Rail Industry Conference: Reflections - influencing our future

Rail Industry Conference: Reflections - influencing our future
  • Tue 20 Nov 2018

  • Etihad Stadium, Ashton New Road, MANCHESTER
    M11 3FF

  • Conference

    Etihad Stadium

  • Member price from: £120.00 inc. VAT
  • Non-member price from: £150.00 inc. VAT

Overview

Don't miss the 14th annual Rail Industry Conference, lead by the IOSH Railway Group. This is a leading event aimed at safety and health professionals and those with an interest or involvement in the railway industry.

The railways are currently a safe way to travel, but it hasn't always been that way and lots of incidents in the past have helped to create a safer railway now.  However, we want to have an even safer railway in the future with no passengers or workers suffering injury or ill health from any aspect of the railway industry.

 

Therefore this years' conference theme will be considering how lessons that can be learnt from the past, can be used to enhance and improve our future railway culture and experience.

 

The RSSB Industry document lays out the 12 areas considered high risk, such as fatigue and level crossings and all of these have past incidents to reflect upon. Fatigue is still an issue; 40 years ago there was the Morpeth derailment and 30 years ago there was the Clapham collision. Also regarding level crossings, looking back to the Hixon collision shows how far we have come with areas already improved, but some still to address.

 

A new Control Period starts in March 2019, to explore where the key learning from the past can help us to build a healthier and safer railway for the future.

This years' conference will feature industry experts who will provide effective and practical advice and learning, to help and positively inspire us to improve.

 

What's in it for you?

You will be able to experience a variety of renowned speakers and take away skills and knowledge that you can implement within your own workplace.  The benefits of attending also include:

  • hearing from an expert panel of speakers
  • discover what's new in our legal update session
  • explore new ideas and ways of working
  • update your skills and knowledge
  • debate current issues facing your industry
  • excellent networking opportunities
  • visit out supporting exhibition, showcasing safety and health products and services
  • record your learning outcomes as part of your CPD

Lead sponsor

QBE continues its long-term committment to the rail industry and is pleased to be this years' lead sponsor of the IOSH Rail Industry Conference.

QBE is a specialist in business insuracne, underwrites innovative and expert commercial insuracne programmes for clients worldwide.  These include infrastructure operators, train and freight operators and numerous rail contractors.  QBE is dedicated to the promotion and support of health and safety managment within the industry.  For more information, visit www.QBEeurope.com

Who should attend

The Rail Industry Conference welcomes anyone with an interest in safety, health and the rail industry.

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

What you need to know

Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are available with a variety of package options.  Please email Louise Griffin, Event Co-ordinator, for more information.

PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE!

Further details including venue directions, parking and security information to be confirmed soon.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided during the day.

For any queries, please email Louise Griffin or call 0116 2573373.

  • Tue 20 Nov 2018 8:45 AM -
    Tue 20 Nov 2018 4:15 PM
    Etihad Stadium, Ashton New Road, MANCHESTER, M11 3FF
    From £120.00*
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