Programme for Current Session

Here you will find details of this years full programme.  The session runs from September – June.

Programme topics and speakers are subject to change, join the group to keep up to date and get emailed meeting reminders. Attendance at each meeting entitles those relevant persons to allocate CPD points to their chosen CPD scheme.

January 2019


Speaker: Robert Atkinson, Healthy Working Lives
Note Date Change
Topic: LOcHER
Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Time: 14:00
Location: West College Scotland, Paisley

February 2019


Speaker:
Topic: Unconscious Bias
Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Time: 14:00
Location: West College Scotland, Paisley

March 2019


Speaker:
Topic: Annual General Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Time: 14:00
Location: West College Scotland, Paisley

April 2019


Speaker:
Topic: Conflict Resolution
Date: Wednesday, 10 April 2019
Time: 14:00
Location: West College Scotland, Paisley

May 2019


Please note time change
Speaker: Tony Gannon, Head of New Technology Delivery, ScottishPower Renewables
Presentation on Iberdrola/ScottishPower Renewables, Windfarm construction and the various HSE issues followed by a bus tour round site.
Topic: Site Visit to Whitelee Windfarm
Date: Wednesday, 08 May 2019
Time: 14:30
Location: Whitelee Windfarm, Eaglesham Moor

June 2019


Speaker: Adrian Sims, Vent-Tech Ltd
Topic: Joint meeting with ILEVE
Date: Wednesday, 12 June 2019
Time: 14:00
Location: West College Scotland, Paisley

Previous Meetings / Programme

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December 2018


Topic: Christmas Lunch
Date: Wednesday, 12 December 2018

November 2018


Speaker: Jim Tassell
Topic: Ageing Workforce with IIRSM
Date: Wednesday, 14 November 2018

October 2018


Speaker: Lindsay MacNeill - BTO
Topic: Legal Update
Date: Wednesday, 10 October 2018

September 2018


Speaker: TBC
Topic: Scotland Works 2018
Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2018

June 2018


Speaker: Keith Scott, Director of Resident Safety - London Borough of Camden
Topic: Grenfell, 1 year on
Date: Wednesday, 13 June 2018

May 2018


Site Visit
Topic: Site Visit to Advanced Forming Research Centre
Date: Wednesday, 09 May 2018

April 2018


Site Visit
Topic: Site Visit to Rosti Automotive
Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2018

March 2018


Business Reports
Topic: Annual General Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

January 2018


Speaker: Claire Walsh - BAe Systems Maritime - Naval Ships
Topic: Mental Health, the elephant in the room?
Date: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

December 2017


Topic: Debate with Clyde & Co and HSE Note change of time
Topic: Joint Meeting with SCoS
Date: Wednesday, 13 December 2017

November 2017


Speaker: TBC Cancelled - IIRSM unable to confirm speaker.
Topic: IIRSM Joint Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

October 2017


Site Visit, limited space. Cancelled - Alexander Dennis unable to accommodate visit.
Topic: Site Visit - Alexander Dennis
Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017

September 2017


Speaker: Lindsay MacNeill - Pinsent Masons
Topic: Legal Update
Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2017

June 2017


Site Visit, limited space.
Topic: Site Visit - Malcolm Heritage Centre
Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2017

May 2017


Health & Safety Scotland
Topic: Joint Event at SECC
Date: Wednesday, 03 May 2017

April 2017


Site Visit, limited space, PPE required.
Topic: Site Visit - Glasgow Airport
Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2017

March 2017


Business Reports
Topic: Annual General Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 08 March 2017

February 2017


Speaker: Ian Tasker, STUC
Topic: Joint Meeting with STUC
Date: Wednesday, 08 February 2017

January 2017


Topic: January Cancelled
Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017

November 2016


Speaker: Peter Hall - IIRSM & Sarah Jones - HSE
SPLASH - Scottish Plan of Action on Safety & Health
Topic: IIRSM Joint Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 09 November 2016

October 2016


Site Visit, limited space, PPE required.
Topic: Terex Site Visit
Date: Wednesday, 26 October 2016

September 2016


Speaker: Lindsay MacNeill - Pinsent Masons
Topic: Legal Update
Date: Wednesday, 14 September 2016

June 2014


Please Note: Places are limited to 12. You must register your interest via the contacts page and details will be sent to you. PPE Required: Hard Hat, Orange (Preferred) Hi-Vis vest or jacket, safety glasses and safety boots with mid sole protection.
Topic: Forth Replacement Crossing Site Visit
Date: Wednesday, 18 June 2014

May 2014


Speaker: Prof. Roger Willey, ACS
Topic: Asbestos
Date: Wednesday, 21 May 2014

April 2014


Please note date change
Topic: Barlinnie site visit
Date: Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Mar 2014



Topic: Annual General Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Feb 2014


Speaker: Sheena Smith, Edinburgh Tram Project
Topic: Edinburgh Trams
Date: Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Jan 2014


Speaker: Karen McDonnell, RoSPA/ScORSA
Topic: Occupational Road Risk
Date: Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Dec 2013


Speaker: Quentin Emery, Ryder Marsh
NB Please note date change
Topic: Behavioural Safety
Date: Wednesday, 04 December 2013

Nov 2013


Speaker: Phillip Pearson, Chief Executive IIRSM
Topic: IIRSM Joint Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Oct 2013



Topic: Site Visit to Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Museum & Heritage Centre
Date: Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Sept 2013


Speaker: Tom Stocker, Pinsent Mason
Topic: Legal Update
Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Jun 2013


Pinkston Basin Paddle Sports Development Works
Parking is limited!
Please email to book place.


Topic: Site Visit - Pinkston Basin
Date: Wednesday, 19 June 2013

May 2013


This meeting has been cancelled
Topic: Project Griffin
Date: Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Apr 2013


Please note date and location change
Joint Meeting with Ayrshire, Central, Tayside Groups.
Topic: Safety & Health Scotland
Date: Thursday, 18 April 2013

Mar 2013



Topic: Annual General Meeting
Date: Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Feb 2013


Speaker: Robbie Weir, Zero Waste Scotland
Topic: Zero Waste Scotland
Date: Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Jan 2013


Speaker: Alison Cox & Jane Prentice of AXA
Topic: Occupational Health & Stress
Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Dec 2012

Please note date change
Speaker: Alan Gill
Topic: Fire Safety
Date: Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Nov 2012


Speaker: Brian Nimick, CEO, IIRSM
Topic: Joint Event with IIRSM
Date: Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Oct 2012


Student Site Visit & Meeting
Topic: Joint Event with Reid Kerr College
Date: Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Sept 2012


Speaker: Tom Stocker, Pinsent Mason
Topic: Legal Update
Date: Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Jun 2012

Speaker: Marion Lamb, GHA
Topic: Managing Complex Risks
Date: Wednesday, 20 June 2012

May 2012

Please note change of date & venue
Topic: Site Visit to SNA/Velodrome
Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Apr 2012

Speaker: Marc Burgess, Northern Asbestos
Topic: Asbestos Refurbishment
Date: Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Mar 2012

Speaker: Discussion on Lofstedt, James McDonald UWS.
Topic: AGM & Members Day
Date: Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Feb 2012

Speaker: Joyce Elisha, Principal Consultant, Ryder Marsh
Topic: Behavioural Safety
Date: Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Jan 2012

Speaker: Synergy Healthcare
Topic: Drugs & Alcohol Misuse
Date: Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Dec 2011

Please note date & time change
Topic: Christmas Lunch
Date: Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Nov 2011

Speaker: Brian Nimick CEO, IIRSM
Topic: IIRSM Joint Event
Date: Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Oct 2011

Please note this meeting has been cancelled
Topic: CSkills & Reid Kerr Joint Event
Date: Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Sept 2011

Please note room change Speaker: Jamie Gilchrist QC, Compass Chambers
Topic: Legal Update
Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2011

June 2011

Speaker: Joy Taggart, Heartsine
Topic: Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and Automatic External Defibrillators (AED)
Date: Wednesday, 15 June 2011

May 2011

Please note date and venue change
Topic: Site Visit to Mines Rescue
Date: Wednesday, 25 May 2011

April 2011

Speaker: Derek Duckett, Mabbett & Associates Ltd
Topic: Environmental Awareness
Date: Wednesday, 20 April 2011

March 2011


Topic: AGM
Date: Wednesday, 16 March 2011

February 2011

Speaker: John Crawford, Veitchi Group.
Topic: Fire Risk Assessment
Date: Wednesday, 16 February 2011

January 2011

Speaker: Aisha Anwar, DLA Piper.
Topic: Legal Update
Date: Wednesday, 19 January 2011

December 2010

Speaker: Pc David Nicol, Road Safety Unit, Strathclyde Police.
Topic: Alcohol & Road Risk
Date: Wednesday, 15 December 2010