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NISO is facilitating and promoting this free on-line webinar hosted by the Health and Safety Executive UK and organised by Western Business Media Limited.

Musculoskeletal Disorders: Managing the Risk of Manual Handling and Display Screen Equipment for Workers on Site or Working from Home
Date: Wednesday, 22 June 2022
Time: 10.30hrs to 11:30hrs.
Venue: Live Online
Cost: Free

To help to inform employers, a free webinar on how to effectively manage the risk of MSDs in your workplace and protect your home workers. This hour-long event will feature experts from HSE including HM Health and Safety Inspectors and their Principal Ergonomist to discuss current guidance and principles and give some practical examples of where the right, proportionate approach has worked well. They’ll take questions during the webinar and NEBOSH and TSO will join the webinar to highlight official resources, products and services that can help you to identify and reduce risk of injury.

The webinar was recorded and can be watched again by registering here.

Click description below for more information and a link to the webinar flyer.

This is a free webinar, however, registration is required. Participant numbers are limited so book your place now.

Please note that when booking, your registration details will be accessible by the Health and Safety Executive UK and Western Business Media Limited.

Description

NISO is facilitating and promoting this free on-line webinar hosted by the Health and Safety Executive UK and organised by Western Business Media Limited.

Musculoskeletal Disorders: Managing the Risk of Manual Handling and Display Screen Equipment for Workers on Site or Working from Home
Date: Wednesday, 22 June 2022
Time: 10.30hrs to 11:30hrs.
Venue: Live Online
Cost: Free

The world of work is constantly changing but the pandemic has made adaptation of the work environment and working practices necessary for many organisations. In this ‘new normal’ era, organisations must remain mindful of MSD risks and take ongoing action to monitor and manage them. This strong focus on worker health and safety, in turn, benefits organisational performance.

To help to inform employers, a free webinar on how to effectively manage the risk of MSDs in your workplace and protect your home workers. This hour-long event will feature experts from HSE including HM Health and Safety Inspectors and their Principal Ergonomist to discuss current guidance and principles and give some practical examples of where the right, proportionate approach has worked well. They’ll take questions during the webinar and NEBOSH and TSO will join the webinar to highlight official resources, products and services that can help you to identify and reduce risk of injury.

Matt Birtles, Principal Ergonomist, HSE
Matt Birtles is an experienced Principal Ergonomist who has focussed on the development and application of workplace MSD risk assessments and risk reductions for HSE for 20 years. As part of this, he has developed and delivers training courses on workplace MSD risk management, leads HSE’s ergonomics consultancy services, supports HSE Policy on MSDs and has provided ergonomics guidance in most industrial sectors in the UK and internationally.

Matt Powell-Howard, Head of Product Development, NEBOSH
Matt Powell-Howard graduated in Safety and Environmental Management from the University of Hull and holds a Master of Arts degree in Education from the University of York.  He worked initially in the chemical process industry in the UK for a number of top tier COMAH sites before moving on to SHE roles in consultancy, manufacturing, construction, quarrying and the hydrocarbon industries.
Matt joined NEBOSH in 2006 and has held various roles during that time.  Matt is currently the NEBOSH Head Product Development with responsibility for the development of existing and new NEBOSH products. He has 20 years’ experience in Health, Safety and Environmental Management and is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner.

Harjit Tiara, MSD Policy Adviser, HSE
Harjit joined the MSD Policy Team in October 2021. Harjit has a wealth of experience and knowledge, having worked for HSE for over 30 years in various roles in different areas of the organisation. She also holds the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. Her previous work in HSE has involved supporting inspectors and enforcement action, securing, processing and managing evidence, and visiting workplaces to identify where intervention may be justified.

Christopher Quarrie BSc CIEHF, HSE Human Factors HM Inspector
A Specialist Inspector in Human Factors and Ergonomics at the Health and Safety Executive, Chris has specialised in topic of MSDs for over 18 years. Chris has assisted in the development of risk assessment tools, undertaken site inspections and provided regulatory support in relation to MSDs as well as providing expert advice on control measures for the prevention of workplace MSDs.

Ian Fik, Account Director, TSO
Ian Fik is the Account Director at TSO. Ian has over 20 years’ experience in customer services, service delivery and account management. Ian supports a range of public-sector clients, including HSE, the Department for Transport, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the Civil Aviation Authority, and the Home Office. Ian’s focus is on creating user-focused products and services, that add value to the market and help deliver the governments objectives

The webinar was recorded and can be watched again by registering here.

Further information here

This is a free webinar, however, registration is required. Participant numbers online are limited so book your place now.

Please note that when booking, your registration details will be accessible by the organiser Western Business Media Limited and the Health and Safety Executive UK.