HSL is to run a 1 Day course on Fatigue Risk Management in Practice Seminar - MANCHESTER.
Venues - Manchester
Please email your expression of interest
11 Portland Street
- Do you understand how shift work can impact on worker
fatigue, health, safety and performance?
- What fatigue challenges are you facing and are you
aware of legal requirements / good practice?
- Are your working patterns aligned with your demand so
they limit overtime and support worker wellbeing?
- Do you understand how changing shift patterns can
positively impact on worker fatigue, health safety &
- How do you ensure fatigue is managed during times of
reduced resource when the likelihood of employees working overtime
or excessive hours increases?
This cross-industry event is jointly hosted by the HSE and WTS.
Building on previous events, it will help you to develop your
understanding of fatigue, share experiences of fatigue risk
management, discuss challenges and create solutions.
HSE works with companies from across industry to assess fatigue
risk and enable them to develop their own sensible fit for purpose
fatigue risk management systems that promote healthier and safer
working. HSE fatigue experts have a track record of contributing
technical advice on shift work and management of working hours to
inform HSE guidance, regulation, and investigation, which means
that HSE has unique insight and technical expertise in this area.
WTS are shift pattern and roster management experts; using powerful
software and specialist insight, they help organisations plan,
manage and monitor shift patterns and rosters that boost
productivity whilst supporting shift worker health, wellbeing and
Fatigue arising from poorly planned shift work arrangements or
long working hours can lead to human error, ill health, injury and
reduced productivity. It is estimated to cost the UK up to £240
million per year in terms of workplace accidents alone.
Who should attend:
This event is aimed at people in shift working organisations
- Are responsible for defining their company's Safety Management
- Are responsible for monitoring fatigue, advising on
occupational health or training relating to fatigue
- Anyone in a HR or Operational role responsible for roster
design and workforce planning
This seminar will:
- Enable you to understand how shift patterns can impact health,
safety and performance;
- Provide information about the legal requirements and good
practice for managing fatigue;
- Consider methods that you might use to track and assess fatigue
- Offer practical strategies you can use to manage and mitigate
fatigue more effectively;
- Help you make the business case for investment in fatigue risk
- Provide insight around the design of demand-led shift patterns
that reduce fatigue and deliver employee wellbeing/work
- Explore how visibility over worked hours, rest, holiday and
absence can be incorporated into workforce management systems
The event will be delivered by HSE fatigue experts who are
specialists in the field of fatigue risk management and WTS
specialists in shift pattern design and workforce management.
Experts will draw upon their experiences of working with a variety
of industries and organisational sizes both within the UK and
globally. This event will also include case studies presented by
organisations who have first-hand experience of addressing fatigue
risks and an interactive workshop.
Who will present:
Principal Scientist with over 20 years of experience in the
field of Human Factors. As the HSL Technical Lead on Human Factors,
she has a team with expertise in rail, process safety, oil and gas,
petrochemical sectors and the Control of Major Accident Hazards
(COMAH). Her specialist areas are safety critical task analysis,
human error identification and fatigue risk management. Her
opinion has been accepted in expert witness statements relating to
major and/ or fatal accidents (e.g. Buncefield Storage Facility
Explosion), the assessment of the human factors implications of
shift work changes, the development of Fatigue Risk Assessment
Guidelines for application by the Nuclear Inspectorate, and
consultancy in management systems and fatigue risk
assessment. In collaboration with J.C. Williams, the
originator of the method, Julie has updated the underpinning human
error data for the Human Error Assessment and Reduction Technique
(HEART, a well-established and highly regarded human reliability
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human
Since graduating from Cambridge University as a Chartered
Engineer, Martin has previously worked in a number of senior
engineering and operations roles for a range of manufacturing
companies such as Pilkingtons Glass Ltd, Hays Chemicals
Distribution Ltd and Cussons UK Ltd. This has given him first-hand
knowledge and experience of successful production operations and
the labour issues surrounding working time. Martin understands the
factors that need to be taken into account when embarking on a
change programme from a client's and an employee's perspective, and
the importance of systems to help manage and maintain new ways of
working, ensure legislative compliance, deliver long term
organisational and employee benefits. Martin is a Director at
WTS with substantial experience and a proven track record in all
aspects of achieving and implementing working time change. Since
joining WTS in 2007, Martin has led a diverse range of projects
with great success, and developed the Project Delivery /
Consultancy provision. He currently heads up the Customer Services
team, with a focus on building excellent customer
Martin had led a range of impressive projects during his time at
WTS. Following the body of work he completed with Thames Water,
they won HR Excellence Awards 2012 for the most successful change
management programme. Martin has led and managed projects across a
wide range of markets including Emergency Services, both Central
and Local Government, Food Manufacturing and Utilities. Key clients
include Thames Water, National Grid, United Utilities, Maritime and
Coastguard Agency and Cheshire West & Chester Council.
An Area Manager with Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
which Ben joined in 1997. He has worked across Greater Manchester
in a number of command and managerial positions, holding a number
of central roles in GMFRS. Ben has responsibility for Operational
Assurance, Contingency Planning, Resilience and several strategic
change projects including duty system planning to identify the
required skill-sets to safely crew frontline emergency vehicles.
With the emergency response nature of the workload of the Fire and
Rescue Service, fatigue is an important factor in the consideration
of maintaining the health and wellbeing of firefighters and
officers. Ben's approach to, and understanding of these factors,
supports the safety of GMFRS firefighters and the communities they
Ben holds professional degrees in both Education and Engineering
and is a Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers.
ETC Venues - Manchester
11 Portland Street
The cost of this seminar is £325 per
person (includes notes, lunch and
Please note the invoice option is not available within 4
weeks of the course date, or for overseas customers. If you
are selecting the invoice option for payment, it will be mandatory
to input a purchase order/reference number as we are unable to
process booking forms without this.
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at HSL directly on +44 (0)203 028 3704.
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