Staffordshire Branch AGM and Lisa Ramos presentation

Staffordshire Branch AGM and Lisa Ramos presentation
  • Thu 15 Feb 2018 5:00 PM -
    Thu 15 Feb 2018 8:00 PM

  • Tillington Hall - Great Western Hotel,
    The Garden Suite,
    Eccleshall Rd,
    Stafford,
    United Kingdom

    ST16 1JJ

  • Branch meeting

    Staffordshire Branch

  • This event is free to attend

Overview

This month will be IOSH Staffordshire Branch AGM and the IOSH Presidential Team’s vision for 2018, followed by a presentation from Lisa Ramos - After being hit by a reversing forklift truck in March 2006, Lisa Ramos had her leg amputated. Lisa hopes her experiences will make people think twice about occupational safety.

17:00-18:00:

  • Arrival and Registration
  • Free Buffet and Refreshments
  • Networking & HSE Recruitment Network (Birmingham) - CV/employment support etc..
  • CPD & Membership Workshops
  • Soft Skills - (Mastermind Group launch March 2018, various topics through the year – please see website for more details)

Foyer Event - HSE Recruitment Network (Birmingham) - CV advice, Employment advice etc

18:00 – 18:05 Chair’s Address and IOSH News/Updates
18:05 - 18:20 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and IOSH Presidential Team's Vision 2018
18:20 - 18:30 Mastermind Group Introduction – Melaney Doyle
18:45 – 19:45 – Guest Speaker Presentation - Lisa Ramos - Workplace Transport Safety

Lisa Ramos was involved in a forklift accident at work, 11 years ago, and as a result of this, is now an above knee amputee. She offers a unique alternative to raising awareness of health & safety issues within the workplace, with her frank and honest account of her rehabilitation, and the long-term struggles that are part and parcel of adjusting to life as a disabled person. David her husband, worked for the same company and witnessed the aftermath of her accident. He speaks of the devastating impact, that her accident had on their family, friends and work colleagues.

19:45 – Q&A and Open Discussion then Networking and Refreshments

During the AGM you can elect your committee for 2018/19. You can find the AGM nominations form here.

What's in it for you?

CPD Opportunity/ CPD Guidance/ Employment Advice and Opportunities/Networking with likeminded Professionals.
Open Forum: General discussions regarding everyday issues and concerns

Who should attend

Health and Safety Professionals – All Levels

Directors / Senior Managers

Anyone with a vested interest should attend…

What you need to know

If you require any special requirements' such as dietary requirements etc. please contact us at your earliest opportunity so we can make the necessary arrangements for you.

Contacting us:

You can contact us to confirm you attendance or discuss any other matters by emailing our Branch Secretary at: secretary-staffordshire@ioshnetworks.co.uk or you can go to the Staffordshire Branch Homepage and click the "email us" link on the right-hand side of the page.

See you there:

We will be looking very much forward to seeing you there on the 15th February 2018!

Regards,

Chris Eley GradIOSH

Communications Co-ordinator

Staffordshire Branch

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