The Universities Safety and Health Association (USHA) promotes safety and health in higher education ensuring the wellbeing of university staff, students and visitors.
It produces statistical analysis of the sector’s H&S performance, runs events seminars and conferences, and publishes professional standards and guidance documents.
USHA leads the way with consultation and lobbying on national policies on the world stage, and offers members a community of support, knowledge sharing and networking.
Bookings are now being taken for the USHA Spring Conference 2nd – 3rd April 2014 at the Hilton Hotel Watford.
The theme is ‘Doing more with less: adapting to the changing needs of Higher education’ and will look at how we can work smarter not harder to communicate the safety message with sessions on behavioural based safety management; engagement with students and safety leadership and influence.
There will be practical hands on training sessions plus an emphasis on sharing ideas and innovations with a members Networking Hub and new for 2014 an Expo Hub.
Here are the full details of the programme, costs and how to book: www.usha-conference.org.uk
Bookings are now being taken for USHA's annual Fire Seminar.
It's on the 3rd - 4th June at Portsmouth University Business Centre.
The seminar is themed around Student sleeping accommodation: 'It should be alright on the night' .
There will be presentations by:
David Crowder - lead fire investigator at the Building Research Establishment.
Brian Martin from the Government Building Control & Fire Safety at the Department of Communities and Local Government.
Wilf Butcher, CEO of ASFP.
Lucia Otoyo from London South Bank
Lisa Von-Schlippe from the London School of Economics
There is an early bird discount saving of 18% and USHA has negotiated a discounted accommodation rate with Portsmouth University
Please note this event is for USHA Members only.
To find out more and book your place go to www.fire.usha-seminar.org.uk
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