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Welcome to the Bristol and West branch website promoting Occupational Safety and Health in Bristol and the surrounding area.  There is nothing fancy here just some quality material from previous events with some valuable resources for health and safety professionals.
Please select one of the links below to view our content.


Construction Review
11th Feb 2021 @ 10am

Ian Whittles from the HSE gives a run down on the past year.


Vibration Management
11 March 2021 @ 10am

Peter Adams from Earnsby provides and update with some equipment demonstrations.


Respiratory Protection and PPE
8 April 2021 @ 10am

3M provide will be providing a very topical presentation.

We are sorry to say that IOSH have cancelled this event, we hope they reschedule in the near future. Updated: 2pm 7/4/21.


Demystifying Soft Skills
13 May 2021 @ 10am

Currently TBC

Occupational Risk Governance

Can Occupational H&S Practitioners learn anything from the governance of the risks of natural hazards?
An outsider’s initial view on safety on post-Covid 19 workplaces.

Speaker: Richard Bretton
Date: 10 September 2020 @ 10am

Event Management

Fascinating presentation showing the varied issues relating to the event industry and some very unique events and situations.

Speaker: Simon James
Date: 8 October 2020 @ 10am

Control of Metalworking Fluids & Welding Fume

This talk covers assessment and control of exposure to metalworking fluids and welding fume incorporating recent updates to guidance and joint industry research

Speaker: Samantha Lord (HSE)
Date: 12 November 2020 @ 10am

Legal Update 2021 

This very informative Legal Update giving us an overview both on previous statistics and some case law.

Speaker: Richard Voke (Temple Bright)
Speaker: Phil Newton (Pinsent Masons)
Date: 14 January 2021 @ 10am

Construction Review

Ian Whittles of the HSE’s Construction Division talking about last year’s significant accidents/prosecutions plus telling us what we can expect from the HSE in 2021 and Richard Voke of Temple Bright LLP updating us on Building Fire Safety and a brief round-up of construction cases from 2020.

Speaker: Ian Whittles (HSE)
Speaker: Richard Voke (Temple Bright)

Date: 11 February 2021 @ 10am

Vibration Management

Vibration is a topic which is a major concern in industries such as construction and in some metalworking operations. However, what controls are necessary and appropriate is something about which many of us are aware.
Peter Adams will provide an update including some equipment demonstrations.

Speaker: Peter Adams (Earnsby)
Date: 11 March 2021 @ 10am

Respiratory Protection and PPE Guidance 

We are sorry to say that IOSH have cancelled this event, we hope they reschedule in the near future. Updated: 2pm 7/4/21.

Speaker: 3M
Date: 8 April 2021 @ 10am

Demystifying Soft Skills (includes branch AGM)

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Speaker: Darren Broadhead
Date: 13 May 2021 @ 10am

Mental Health in Business 

This is a joint meeting with the South Wales Branch
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Speaker: Steve Heath
Date: 10 June @ 1pm 


If you would like to get in touch please send us a message below.  We welcome all communication from our branch members, you may have some suggestions for topics for future meetings or require some CPD support, please drop us a message below.