Health and safety events

Find out about upcoming events organised by HSENI, its partner organisations and relevant trade bodies.

Health inside the helment - Mental health in construction

This collaborative Zoom Webinar (NISG / CIOB NI Hub / BMHA / Buildhealth and Lighthouse Club) will offer current information on mental health within the construction industry and give local organisations the tools to offer support to their workforce and supply chain.

Sign up for this free event and find out what Lighthouse, the only UK charity dedicated to the construction industry, can provide.

Introductions included from CIOB / Federation of Master Builders and Building Mental Health Alliance.

Date and time

  • Thursday 15 February 2024
  • 12.00pm to 1.00pm

Registration and more information

To book your place and for more information, please see the following link:

Fundamentals of Attribute 4 Health Safety and Welfare: Working at height

Session one

The first in this series of three online events will focus on working at height and will be presented by HSENI who are the regulatory body for health and safety in a range of work sectors across Northern Ireland.

HSENI will provide an introduction to working at height, the risks and accidents that can occur.

Northern Ireland Water (NIW) is a government owned company providing water and sewerage services in Northern Ireland - they will undertake the role of client.  

NIW will present on working at height from their client’s perspective and their aims of buildability, operability and maintainability.

AECOM is a worldwide infrastructure consulting firm; Doran Consulting are independent consulting engineers based in Belfast, both of which will undertake the role of designer. 

AECOM and Doran Consulting will present on the designers role in working at height and how designers can make a difference to eliminate and reduce the associated risks.

Babcock Rail are a leading rail systems company who undertake the role of principal contractor on railway infrastructure in Northern Ireland.

Babcock Rail will detail examples of working at height that they encounter whilst working on rail systems and how they implement safe systems of work to manage the risks involved.

Date and time

  • Wednesday 21 February 2024
  • 12.30pm to 2.00pm

Registration and more information

To book your place and for more information, please see the following link:

Managing work-related stress - The Organisational Approach webinar

This webinar will cover the key elements of HSE's Management Standards for work-related stress and the associated five step risk assessment approach.

The webinar will provide information on the legal responsibilities associated with work-related stress, provide advice and guidance on how to use the Management Standards approach in your business and give you the opportunity to explore its practical application.

You will learn how to develop and conduct a suitable and sufficient risk assessment to control the risks associated with work-related stress at an organisational level.

The webinar is interactive and provides the opportunity to share experiences with other delegates and HSENI advisors.

The webinar will detail the following:

  • stress vs pressure
  • the legal implications of work-related stress
  • and introduction to the Management Standards
  • the risk assessment approach

Who should attend?

This webinar is suitable to those who are expected to lead the organisations approach to stress management i.e. those working in HR; health and safety and occupational health functions.

Dates of upcoming webinars

  • Further dates will be posted here once available

Joining instructions

This webinar will be hosted as a Webex meeting by our Mental Well-being at Work advisors. A link and will be provided to those who have registered closer to the date of the webinar.

Registration

If you are interested in attending this webinar please complete the following registration form:

Managing work-related stress - The Line Manager's Approach - webinar

This Zoom webinar will cover the key elements of HSE's Management Standards for work-related stress and the associated five step risk assessment approach.

The webinar will provide information on the legal responsibilities associated with work-related stress, provide advice and guidance on how to use the Management Standards approach in your business and give you the opportunity to explore its practical application.

You will learn how to carry out an individual risk assessment by structuring your conversation around the Management Standards.

The webinar is interactive and provides the opportunity to share experiences with other delegates and HSENI advisors.

The webinar will detail the following:

  • the Positive Health Triangle
  • the business case
  • stress vs pressure
  • signs and symptoms of work-related stress
  • an introduction to the Management Standards
  • the individual risk assessment approach
  • self care

Who should attend?

This webinar is suitable for line managers and/or those responsible for a team of people.

Dates of upcoming webinars

  • Further dates will be posted here once available

Joining instructions

This webinar will be hosted as a Zoom meeting by our Mental Well-being at Work advisors. A free and basic Zoom account is needed to join. A Zoom link and Meeting-ID will be provided to those who have registered closer to the date of the webinar.

Registration

If you are interested in attending this webinar please complete the following registration form:

Fatigue and Burnout - webinar

This webinar will aim to raise your awareness about fatigue, burnout and resilience in the working environment.

The webinar will provide information on an employer’s legal requirements associated with work-related stress and the need to put suitable and sufficient controls in place. It aims to increase awareness of preventative measures to effectively deal with fatigue and burnout.

The webinar is interactive and provides the opportunity to share experiences with other delegates and HSENI advisors.

The webinar will detail the following:

  • Understanding Legal/Moral/Financial duties
  • What is Fatigue?
  • Why manage Fatigue?
  • How to manage Fatigue
  • What is Burnout?
  • Elements and effective management of Burnout
  • Impact on employer/employee
  • Supporting Worker Well-being

Who should attend?

This webinar is suitable for both employers and employees but is especially useful to those who are managing staff as it focuses not only on what fatigue and burnout is but also on why and most importantly how to more effectively manage it.

Dates of upcoming webinars

  • Further dates will be posted here once available

Joining instructions

This webinar will be hosted as a Webex meeting by our Mental Well-being at Work advisors. A link will be provided to those who have registered closer to the date of the webinar.

Registration

If you are interested in attending this webinar please complete the following registration form: