Health & Safety Basics for SME's

We’re honoured to be hosting an event as part of the upcoming Black Country Business Festival, the first annual celebration of Black Country business. There are 2 weeks of events lined up from 23rd April to 4th May and a number of businesses from within the region are coming together to host a range of events.

We pulling out all the stops to deliver a one-stop shop for all your health & safety needs. We’ve asked some of our most trusted partners to join us on the day and share their years of knowledge and expertise within their specialist fields.

What To Expect

The health & safety landscape is ever changing and it can be quite the task to try and stay abreast of the latest planned alterations and further requirements placed on a business.

This is an opportunity to pick up new skills and improve the standards within your organisation, helping to improve not only your knowledge and understanding but the working conditions of your colleagues and the facilities and services used by your clients.

We have 3 seminars lined up for the half-day event, a complimentary lunch will be provided and plenty of opportunities for networking and Q&A with our speakers/sponsors.

The programme for the event looks like this:

  • 08.30 Registration and Networking

  • 09.00 Legionella Control? What is that?

  • 09.45 Fire – The burning issue

  • 10.15 Tea break

  • 11.00 Role of FM in procurement and lean management

  • 11.45 Close of proceeding and summary

  • 12.00 Lunch and networking

  • 13.00 Event Close

Meet the Speakers

Richard Deakin

Richard Deakin – Nant Ltd

I have worked with Nant Ltd for 8 years, initially joining as a risk assessor, before progressing to managing various aspects of the business i.e. Risk Assessment Team, then operations before progressing to Key Account and General Manager.

I regularly arrange and lead the training provided by Nant Ltd both internally to staff and externally to clients and through seminars such as this.

Robin Harris

Robin Harris – ECO Integrated Property Solutions

I’m a facilities management professional, an expert at developing and delivering solutions to match the needs of clients within different property sectors, from healthcare and education to industrial and retail.

I take great pride in my management style and as the client service director, I specialise in customer service and the on-going improvement of the customer’s journey.

My years of travel have provided me the opportunity to experience different working sectors in places as far afield as Australia and New Zealand.

Nigel Taylor-Brown

Nigel Taylor-Brown – NTB Consultancy UK Ltd

Like you I have a passion for ensuring things are done correctly; you wouldn’t be here if you didn’t! Fire and health and safety are my passion; I served most of my working life in the UK Fire Service where I developed skills and knowledge for fire safety.

I have a pragmatic approach to fire safety linking the fire risk assessment process, emergency strategy and the training to ensure that the occurrence and risk of fire is significantly reduced; training your staff to high professional standards to manage fire safety and to react appropriately ensuring and maintaining the effective operation of your business.

Who Should Attend

This event has been designed to cover the core aspects of health & safety that apply to all businesses regardless of sector or size. So whether you’re solely responsible for one or all facets of health & safety, you’ll be able to pick up valuable insight and innovative best practices to integrate into your work.

Delegates from the following disciplines will find particular value in attending:

– Business owners and operators

– Health and safety representatives/operatives

– Facility and estates managers

– Senior management & leadership

– Property maintenance

Save The Date!

We’re holding this half-day event on Tuesday 1st May from 8.30 am to 1 pm at Bloxwich Golf Club, Stafford Road, Walsall, WS3 3PQ.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your place before they’re all gone.