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Striving for Excellence, British Safety Council conference, Dubai

Tue - Wed
Apr 2018
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Shangri-La Hotel Sheikh Zayed Road

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The British Safety Council is hosting its third annual conference in Dubai. This conference will focus on ways organisations can make steps to achieve the very highest health and safety standards. Our conference will feature expert speakers, case studies and thought leadership sessions to help your organisation prepare for the challenges ahead. To allow for a more interactive and personal experience, we will be repeating this conference over two days, you can choose to attend either day.


9:30 Registration  
10:00 Introduction and welcome Lawrence Waterman, Chairman, British Safety Council

ISO 45001 update and looking to the future

Explore the new international health and safety management standard. Understand how to prepare for the transition from OHSAS 18001 certification.


David Parr, Head of Audit and Technical Services, British Safety Council 

Process safety management

What is it and how does it help reduce the risk of catastrophic failures. This session will cover the core components of a process safety management system using the US Centre for Chemical Process Safety, CCPS Guidelines on process safety management and the OSHA legal standard.

Ian Travers, Director  and Principal Consultant, Ian Travers Ltd
12:00 Networking lunch  

Fire safety management

Employers are responsible for suitably managing fire risk.
Understand the importance of benchmarking your fire safety arrangements against best practice.

Keith Sillitoe, Health and Safety Advisor, British Safety Council

The path to HSEQ excellence 

Local speakers will provide a case study view of their organisation's journey towards health and safety excellence.

Where they started, what prompted them to drive improvement, how they have done this, key lessons that they have learnt, what the future looks like and key recommendations for others who are earlier on in their own journey.

On Tuesday 10 April: Amair Saleem, Director of  
Safety, Risk Regulation and Planning Department
Strategy and Corporate Governance Sector,
Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai

On Wednesday 11 April: Hamdan Al Saedi, Director Environment, Health & Safety,
Ministry of Education (MOE)

13:45 Speaker panel Q&A  Panel chaired by Mike Robinson, Chief Executive, British Safety Council
14:05 Closing remarks Lawrence Waterman, Chairman, British Safety Council
14:15 Close  

Who should attend?

  • Health, safety and environmental managers and practitioners
  • Directors, senior managers and leaders with a responsibility for health and safety
  • Risk managers

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Event Details

Date: Running on both Tuesday 10 April & Wednesday 11 April 2018

Duration: Two, One- Day conferences

Venue: Shangri-La Hotel

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE

The event is free to attend, places are limited to two guests per organisation.

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