The annual USHA Fire Conference is taking place on the 24th & 25th June 2013 in Manchester.
The theme this year is 'Human factors and the higher education built environment'.
The full programme, how to book your conference place and accommodation recommendations are now available.
For more information, visit www.usha-fireconference.org.uk
The USHA Autumn Seminar is at the new £60 million pound Park Side development at Birmingham City University.
The seminar on the 12th September is called ‘Safety in Building Design’ and is in association with AUDE. The programme and full booking details will be launched shortly.
USHAs annual spring conference took place this April at the Grosvenor Hilton Hotel in Glasgow with 150 attending. Its theme was ‘The changing world of health and safety – living in challenging times’.
Photographs can be downloaded here from Dropbox.
If you enjoyed Chris Jermain’s presentation you may be interested in his latest book Risk Led Safety £21.99 from Amazon.
The USHA AGM was held on the 23rd April 2013 at the Grosvenor Hilton Hotel Glasgow. The Chair's annual report can be found here.
The 2012 Accident Statistics have now been published. This year saw a 78% return from members. Overall accidents have improved and major injury figures are trending downwards.
Here are the results of the membership survey on the future Collection and Reporting of Accident, Incident and Near Miss and Fire Safety Statistical Data and additional future Benchmarking Performance Criteria.
The summary report of the 2011-2012 Fire Statistics is now out. There was the highest returns to date with 62% of membership taking part.
Barbour has frozen its discounted rates for USHA members for the second year. Follow the link for full benefits for USHA members.
USHA was one of the contributors to the Health and Safety Executive’s consultation on proposals to review HSE's Approved Codes of Practice (ACOPs).
In total there were 413 responses. A recommendation is for a full suite of core guidance that makes it easier for businesses to understand how they can comply with regulations.
For the full details on HSE’s next step go to the news article
2012 Institutions Benchmarking Survey has just been completed. The response rate from Members this year was 65%.