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Health & safety series makes Scottish debut

07 March 2013

Taking place at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton on 13-14th October is Health & Safety 10 - North. Cleaning Matters summarises what the event has to offer

Taking place at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton on 13-14th October is Health & Safety 10 - North. Cleaning Matters summarises what the event has to offer

The third in the Health & Safety series of regional health and safety events this year will take place at The Reebok Stadium in Bolton on the 13th and 14th October 2010, with event partners 3M, Ansell, Arco and DuPont.Offering a free seminar programme, free exhibition and free parking,Health and Safety '10 - North enables people at all levels to find the latest in health and safety information, products, services and consultancy all under one roof.

One of the main attractions for visitors to the event is the free conference and seminar programme which includes sessions organised by the event's official educational partner, the British Safety Council (BSC).The seminar topics included have been specifically chosen by BSC to provide maximum benefit to the visitor and, at Health and Safety '10 - North for example, this includes a new seminar presented by Kevin Bridges and Zoe Betts from Pinsent Masons LLP giving a health and safety law update entitled:'The significance of setting the right tone at the top'.

The seminar aims to provide the audience with an insight into new risks facing businesses due to developments in health and safety law in recent years, including Corporate Manslaughter (new sentencing guidelines, personal liability of directors and senior management) emphasising the significance of setting the right tone at the top of the organisation and giving some simple legal preventative measures organisations can take as part of an incident response protocol.

Focus on slips & trips In addition,Mark Thomas, policy advisor of the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) Slips,Trips and Falls team will give a presentation on: 'Slips and Trips: Can the problem be solved? Some success stories'. It will cover how to tackle slips and trips in the workplace, outline key issues that contribute to these accidents, describe HSE action in these areas and detail available guidance. It will also give some case studies from a variety of sectors that have had success in reducing the number of these accidents.

A full programme of seminars and the list of companies supporting the exhibition can be found at:www.healthand safetyevents.co.uk.The quality of seminars and exhibitors is impressive and demonstrates the emphasis that major companies in the safety industry are placing on this event.

Each year the Health & Safety Events work in partnership with the UK's top safety product and service providers, as well as the leading safety industry organisations to provide an exhibition and conference programme that is relevant to today's health and safety professional or indeed anyone with a responsibility for safety in the workplace, be that in an office, a factory or on a building site.

All of these elements combine to ensure that visitors to the show are offered a truly valuable experience in terms of knowledge gained, the opportunity to network with other professionals and meet the industry's most respected organisations.

Health and Safety '10 - North represents a great use of time for visitors from virtually any industry and at any level, not just health and safety professionals.The venue has been chosen for ease of access and boasts ample free parking while the educational content addresses the most topical and pressing safety issues.The exhibition rivals that of any national show and the event is geared to provide a worthwhile experience for the time-pressured visitor.

Free parking is provided at the event and registering for the exhibition and seminars are also free.You can register online via: www.healthandsafetyevents.co.uk or for those without internet access you can register by calling the event helpline on: 0870 4866816.