The final Technical Evening of 2019 for the IQ North of England Branch will take place on Tuesday, 19th November at Tarmac Ltd, Fell Bank, Birtley, Chester le Street DH3 2SS.
Blast Performance Monitoring - A Team Effort
Dr Rob Farnfield of EPC-UK
Rob has a degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Leeds and a PhD relating to the way structures response to surface mine blasting. He is also a Fellow of the IoQ and a Member of the International Society of Explosives Engineers.
Institute of Quarrying Lancashire Branch CPD Day
NWA Conference Centre, J36 Rural Auction Centre, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7FP
Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 08:30 registration for 09:00 start.
Building on the success of last year’s CPD day covering Isolation & Entrapment, the Lancashire Branch CPD day this year is driven from the Strategic Forum’s Fatal 6 – Workplace Transport & Pedestrian Interface.
Creating the right environment for coaching and mentoring
Julian Smallshaw, The Institute of Quarrying
The core of any organisation is its workplace culture. Creating and nurturing the right environment reduces the potential for a fragmented organisation and builds on the strengths of its greatest asset – people.
Managing and measuring the value of team performance
Dave Lees of Enscite at the University of Derby
A webinar designed to stimulate actions on improving the performance of teams in the modern work environment where change is the norm. Even with ever-increasing technology in the workplace, the importance and value of people for organisations is just as vital now as they ever have been.
Does doing less really mean more?
Dave Moss of Wingman Ltd
Evidence suggests that across all sectors in the UK, workers are spending more of their time either talking with, writing to or meeting people than ever before. However, productivity per worker is not rising it is stagnant at best. Are our communication practices partially or wholly responsible for this? Are we collectively distracting ourselves from doing our day jobs? Do some practices lead to wasteful effort or are we all helpless victims of a communication Tsunami?
ISO 45001 - Our Implementation Experience
Wayne Darwin of Tarmac
Over 7,600 people die each day from work-related accidents or diseases - that’s over 2.78 million every year. The burden of occupational injuries and diseases is significant, both for employers and the wider economy, resulting in losses from early retirements, staff absence and rising insurance premiums.
Workforce Engagement and the Evolving Role of Safety Committees
Viv Russell of Longcliffe Quarries Limited
Our February Lunch and Learn session welcomes Viv Russell of Longcliffe Quarries Limited to provide an insightful look into workforce engagement and the evolving role of safety committees.