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March 14, 2019

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Webinar: Technology in health and safety

A look at how disruptive technology is changing the way health and safety practitioners go about their work.

Our next webinar takes place on Thursday 28 March, from 11:00am to 12:00noon.

Topics covered:

  • How virtual reality and augmented reality is reshaping safety training.
  • Practical examples of how technology is being used at Thames Water.
  • Safety and the digital revolution.
  • Connected Buildings and Connected Safety.
  • Future trends in Connected Safety.
  • The role of the safety professional, a ‘future shaper’.

The panel:

James Mansbridge

James Mansbridge, Head of Digital Learning, British Safety Council 

James is the Head of Digital Learning at the British Safety Council and has worked at the company for three years.

Prior to that, he worked as a digital learning developer and award-winning trainer in the telecom sector. James first became interested in digital learning while teaching in the far east. After spending several years teaching maths and physics, he moved into a senior leadership role and led a digital learning programme in a bilingual high school in Bangkok. He is passionate about technology in teaching having seen its ability to make learning more engaging, more inclusive, and more effective.


John KerseyJohn Kersey, HSEQ Business Partner, ISS UK

John is HSEQ Business Partner for ISS UK, part of the ISS global Facility Services management company. He is a safety professional with a particular interest in systems and Connected Safety – the application of IoT and AI in helping to make the world a safer place. As a member of the SHP advisory panel, contributor and presenter at the Safety & Health Expo he will bring insights from the edge of safety tech.

John writes a series of Robot Safety articles on SHP.


Carol MooreCarol Moore, Head of Health & Safety, Statutory Compliance & Assurance, Thames Water

Carol has been with Thames Water for 40 years in many different roles, but for the past twenty she has been involved in Health, Safety & Wellbeing.

Her role within the business is Health & Safety Training & Statutory compliance, it is these two roles that has seen the development of several initiatives including development of virtual reality training and using drones to carry out statutory inspections.


Sponsored by Cority.

Howard Pullman, Business Development Director, Cority

Howard Pullman

Howard has more than 10 years of experience working in the HSE industry across compliance, sustainability, health, safety, environment and risk management. He covers the UK, Spain, Italy and the GCC at Cority.

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