Tuesday 9th March 2021

#ChooseToChallenge

Register your interest for the Women in Safety Congress 2021 today:

Event Objective:

#ChooseToChallenge

“This event has been established to coincide with International Women’s Day. It includes speakers from the newly formed Global Coalition of Women in Safety Networks which has been established to showcase the work of women in OSH from around the world. Our aim is to create opportunities for women in OSH, provide mutual support and great content which is forward looking and inclusive. There will be something for everyone at this virtual congress and all are welcome.”

Event Influencers:

Tuesday 9th March 2021

Funmi

Adegbola

Society of Women in Safety,

Health and Environment in Africa

Africa

Laura

Aucott

 HSE Recruitment

UK

Heather

Beach

Women in Health & Safety

UK

Subhash

Bhatt

Netflix

India

Katie

Clark

Event Organiser

HSE Global Series

Global

Anne

Gardner-Aston,

Chair, Global Coalition

Women in Safety Networks

Global

Sonni

Gopal

 Redrisks- Communications

Europe & East

Louise

Hosking

President-Elect

IOSH

Global

Trish

Kerin

Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)

Australia/Global

Melissa

Mark-Joyce 

Group Health, Safety & Sustainability Leader

Inspiration Healthcare

Global

Karen

McDonnell

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

UK/Global

Jennifer

McNelly

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

USA/Global

Louisa

Nara

American Institution of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

USA

Tamara

Parris

Safeopedia – Comms America’s and West

North America/Global

Eldeen

Pozniak

Pozniak Safety Associates

Canada

Tamara Sandoul

CIEH

Global

Kathy

Seabrook

CEO

Global Solutions Inc.

Global

Malcolm

Staves

Vice-Chair & Co-Founder,  

L’Oréal Corporate Health & Safety

Global

Katrina

Suppiah

PR/Press

Publicité

Lorenzo

Visenti

Group Environment, Health & Safety

Arriva

Global

Dr Aseni

Wickramatillake

Workplace Safety & Health Association

Sri-Lanka

Elizabeth Shelton

CEO

Canadian Society for Safety Engineers (CSSE)

Canada

Event Hosts:

Tuesday 9th March 2021

Louise Hosking

President-Elect

Anne Gardner-Aston

HSE Leader

Confirmed Workshop Sessions

Tuesday 9th March | 9:30 – 16:30 GMT

09:30 – 09:55

GMT

Welcome to the Congress

Introduction & Background to GCWISN

Hosted by: Louise Hosking, President-Elect, IOSH 

Anne Gardner-Aston, HSE Leader, Pennington Choices

 

10:05 – 10:35

GMT

Workshop 1:

“Increased female representation in safety can provide a holistic approach to safeguard workers in the developing countries/ Sri Lanka”

Hosted by: Dr Aseni Wickramatillake, Workplace Safety & Health Association

10:45 – 11:15

GMT

Workshop 2:

“We’ve got a problem:  lessons in leadership from a process safety perspective”

Hosted by: Trish Kerin, Director, IChemE Safety Centre

11:25 – 11:55

GMT

Workshop 3:

“Safety in Film & TV”

Hosted by: Subhash Bhatt. Country Manager, Production Safety (India), Netflix

11:55 – 12:05

GMT

Morning Wrap-Up:

Hosted by: Anne Gardner-Aston, HSE Leader, Pennington Choices

13:00 – 13:50

GMT

Keynote Workshop:

“Global Health and Safety Survey 2020: Towards Building a Thriving Workforce”

Hosted by: Keryn James, Group Chief Executive, ERM

14:00 – 14:30

GMT

Workshop 4:

Something New: Driving a Step Change in OSH Across Africa and Beyond

Hosted by: Funmi Adegbola, Society of Women in Safety, Health and Environment in Africa

14:40 – 15:10

GMT

Workshop 5:

“Connecting the dots: OSH – Human Capital – Safety and  Health Professionals”

Hosted by:  Kathy Seabrook, CEO, Global Solutions Inc.

15:20 – 15:50

GMT

Workshop 6:

“Sex, Sticks, Shooters, and Stress (Real World Risks to Women Workers)”

Hosted by: Lorenzo Visenti, Group Environment, Health & Safety, Arriva

16:00 – 16:30

GMT

Closing Keynote:

“Journey in ASSP”

Hosted by: Christine Sullivan, Senior Vice President, American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

16:30 – 16:40

GMT

Closing Ceremony:

Wrap-Up, What’s next & Thanks

Hosted by: Louise Hosking, President-Elect, IOSH 

Anne Gardner-Aston, HSE Leader, Pennington Choices

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