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Charlotte Geoghegan is Event Manager for Safety & Health Expo and SHP at Informa Markets. She is responsible for content, strategy and sales of physical events and digital products. She is also an active member of the Women in Health and Safety committee.Before Charlotte went into this role she was Head of Content for the Safety & Health Expo, SHP, IFSEC, FIREX and the Facilities Show. She joined Informa (previously UBM) in 2015.Charlotte has spent 10 years in media & events and her academic background is in modern foreign languages. You can find her on LinkedIn here
May 18, 2023

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Thursday 18 may

What’s on at Safety & Health Expo today?

It’s the final day of Safety & Health Expo at the ExCel, London. With speakers today including Sir Lenny Henry CBE and the team behind the world’s first Safetytech regulatory sandbox, it’s a day not to be missed.

Here are the talks, panels and events that you can look forward to today, Wednesday 17 May. (If you haven’t got a ticket, you can still get one here.)

Keynote Theatre, sponsored by IOSH

Time: 10:30am – 11:15am

Session: Collaborating for a sustainability multiplier effect

Who’s speaking:

  • Dr Chris Davis, Head of Thought Leadership, IOSH
  • Louise Hosking, Immediate Past President, IOSH
  • Joanne Price, Vice President, IOSH
Lenny Henry to speak at Safety & Health Expo

Sir Lenny Henry CBE

Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm

Session: Inspirational speaker series: An interview on mental health and a star-studded career with Sir Lenny Henry CBE

Who’s speaking:

  • Sir Lenny Henry CBE

Time: 12:45pm – 1:15pm

Session: Building the world’s first Industrial Safetytech regulatory sandbox

Who’s speaking:

  • Dr Helen Balmforth, Head of Data Analytics, Health and Safety Executive
  • Seb Corby, Principal Consultant, Safetytech Accelerator
  • Steven Naylor, Lead Scientist, Health and Safety Executive

Time: 1:25pm – 2:05pm

Session: Panel: Fresh approaches to diversity & inclusion – engaging with diverse groups

Who’s speaking:

  • Cassandra Barrow, Health & Safety Advisor, The FA
  • Alistair Donaghey, Regional Head of SHE, Willmott Dixon Construction
  • Beth Holroyd, Health & Safety Business Partner, WSP
  • Kat Parsons, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, ISS UK

Time: 2:15pm – 3:00pm

Session: Panel: Data-driven approach to improving safety culture

Who’s speaking:

  • Nathan Hight, Co-founder & Director, Safe365
  • Oli Sanandres, enior Regional WHS Manager UK/IRE Customer Fulfilment, Amazon
  • Sharon Smith, Head of Health & Safety, Heathrow Airport

Time: 3:15pm – 3:45pm

Session: Survivor’s story: Dylan Skelhorn, a life-changing fall from 33ft

Who’s speaking:

  • Dylan Skelhorn, Motivational Safety Speaker, Safety Up

Operational Excellence Theatre, sponsored by Pittman

Time: 10:45am – 11:15am

Session: How health risk management is failing women in the workplace

Who’s speaking:

  • Alison Margary, Occupational Hygienist, BOHS

Time: 12:40pm – 1:10pm

Session: How JCOP changes will affect fire prevention on construction sites: the new edition of the Joint Code of Practice

Who’s speaking:

  • Ross Markham, Director, Cygnus and Bull Products
  • Howard Passey, Director of Operations, Fire Protection Association

Time: 1:20pm – 1:50pm

Session: How AI has helped M&S to reduce incidents by 80% in less than 10 weeks

Who’s speaking:

  • James Carter, Network Health & Safety Manager, Marks & Spencer

Time: 2:00pm – 2:30pm

Session: The science behind real-time haptic feedback from safety wearables and the secret to making these initiatives “sticky”

Who’s speaking:

  • Matthew Hart, CEO, Soter Analytics

Time: 2:40pm – 3:10pm

Session: Why the UK renewable energy sector needs to catch-up with safety

Who’s speaking:

  • Megan Hine, Safe Energy Transition Business Development Manager, Draegar Safety UK

Networking Forum, sponsored by Shirley Parsons

Time: 10:15am – 12:30pm

Session: Chess & chat: Drop-in with suicide prevention charity 5asideCHESS

Time: 12:45pm – 2:00pm

Session: Your HSE challenges clinic, with the Shirley Parsons Team

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