EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION | 11th OCTOBER 2022 | LORD’S CRICKET GROUND, LONDON

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Supporting the mental health of lone workers – why the human brain can see disconnection as inherently dangerous.

Supporting the mental health of lone workers – why the human brain can see disconnection as inherently dangerous.

In a two part series Dr Liz Royle from KRTS International Ltd gives some insight into lone workers and how we can better support them when it comes to mental health and the importance of putting subject into some psychological context so that we properly understand what we’re trying to achieve and why this helps.

Join us today, for part one of the series, as we look at how we need to be part of a social group, how being away from the tribe for too long is dangerous and how being part of a group with make an individual thrive rather than just survive.

Improving Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace.

Improving Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace.

One of our Trusted Exhibitors StaySafe are running an informative webinar with Sean Toon, mental health speaker at PROUD2BSAFE on the 27th September at 12pm (BST).

Sean will be sharing his story on how his mental health affected him and the changes he made in order to reclaim his life.

He’ll also be discussing the effects mental health can have on an individual’s ability to work safely and what employers can do to support their employees.

Click here for more information and to register now.

5 “Must-Knows”  Before You Write Your Lone Worker Policy

5 “Must-Knows” Before You Write Your Lone Worker Policy

As most of us return to our usual workplaces – including remote, off-site settings – after the Covid-19 pandemic-related closures, it is more important than ever to review and update your existing lone worker policy. Or if you don’t have one already in place, now is the time to build it.

There are many different views on what should be in a policy and whether you even need a Lone Worker Policy in the first place. We spoke to Vatix one of our new Exhibitors for 2021 to hear their views on producing a robust lone worker policy.

Managing the risks to staff who continue to work remotely post lockdown.

Managing the risks to staff who continue to work remotely post lockdown.

Nicole was asked to write an article for the industry leading IOSH magazine on managing the risks to staff who continue to work remotely post lockdown, here she looks at why lone or remote working might not work for everyone, some of the steps organisations can take to support their remote workers and reviewing some of the risks this group of workers are now faced with.

Supporting mental health: Why we avoid the subject 

Supporting mental health: Why we avoid the subject 

The subject of mental health has been propelled towards the top of many organisation’s agendas, owing to the uncertainties, challenges and trauma of the global pandemic and many more people working from home.  We spoke to Dr Liz Royle of Power To Respond a specialist crisis and trauma company to discuss why people find it difficult to discuss their mental health and ask for support.

2021… don’t let working from home again become a pain in the back!

2021… don’t let working from home again become a pain in the back!

As we begin 2021 in National Lockdown, many of us will once again be working from home (and some of us never made it back to the office!). Working from home is not ideal for many of us and can lead to real physical pain if our work set ups are not ergonomically sound. As a timely reminder of some of the strategies that you can put into place, we spoke to Nichola Adams, MSc Health Ergonomics and Founder of Inspired Ergonomics. Read on to benefit from her advice.

Virtually A Conference!

Virtually A Conference!

We are thrilled to announce our speakers and timetable for our ‘Virtual Conference’ event on 13th October. Three hours of quality input from expert speakers! Don’t forget this is a FREE event that replaces our main event for this year. You can register for the virtual conference for FREE (but don’t leave it too long as spaces are limited – although not as limited as they would be if we were in the same room!).