Events and Workshops

Events

2021

SAVE THE DATE

ScORSA St Andrew’s Webinar Series, Part 3

Thursday 25th February 2021, 10am – 11.30am

Driving for Work – Getting the message home

The third part in the St Andrew’s Webinar Series will focus on communication and will include the launch of a social media assets and member toolkit which will help build awareness of ScORSA and the benefits of MORR.

We hope to be able to share some of the latest road safety messaging from our partners and look forward to hearing an interesting case study on involving an audience using new technology. 

Some audiences are harder to reach than others and we will hear a brief insight into working in the gig economy during COVID-19.

To register, please email info@ScORSA.org.uk

Read a review of Part 2 here

Part 2 of the St Andrews Webinar Series on 28th January provided a first hand opportunity to understand where your organisation ’fits’ within Scotland’s Road Safety Framework to 2030 and how you can get involved through ScORSA in its delivery. 

The event also highlighted how members can influence the revision of the HSE guidance document INDG382: Driving for Work

PROGRAMME:

10am – 11.30am

  • Introduction from Chair, Dr Karen McDonnell, RoSPA Policy Adviser and Head of Road Scotland
  • Scotland’s Road Safety Framework to 2030 – Bertrand Deiss, Head of Road Safety Policy, Transport Scotland
  • Overview of HSE INDG382 Driving for Work update - Nicola Jaynes, HM Inspector of Health and Safety
  • Q&A session
  • Closing remarks from Chair

Presentations are available here

The animated video mentioned in the presentation can be viewed here

and the webinar recording is available here

 

Part 1, 26th November 2020 focused on Fatigue and Driving for Work

You can view the introductions to the session here and the feedback from the breakout sessions here.

 

2020

FREE WEBINAR - Wednesday 2nd September, 9.30am

Whole Person, Whole Life Road Safety

       

Join our webinar at 9.30am on Wednesday 2nd September to hear advice, campaign updates and case studies which cover road safety across the life course including driving for work, young drivers, older drivers and pedestrian safety.

The session will last approximately 45 minutes which will include time for a Q&A session after the presentations.

Speakers :

  • Dr Karen McDonnell, RoSPA OHS Policy Adviser and Head of RoSPA Scotland : Lone and vulnerable workers including driving for work
  • Michael McDonnell, Director, Road Safety Scotland : The Power of Gran - A Wee Bit of Toot Up Yer Snoot
  • PC Neil MacDonald, Highland and Islands Road Policing Unit : Older Drivers/Pedestrian safety

You can register for this free webinar at:  https://rospa.webex.com/rospa/onstage/g.php?MTID=e7819e225295b00fa36814306049afc1f

To join the event you will need to download Webex to your preferred device.

 

WEBINAR:

Friday 26th June 2020 at 09.30hrs

Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) guidance during the COVID- 19 pandemic

- a partnership approach

  • During COVID WISH has continually updated guidance relevant to the industry and its interface with the public. The consultative and inclusive approach has allowed guidance to develop as the pandemic evolved. The webinar will provide insights into lessons learned to date and emerging issues as of June 2020, supported by a BINN Group case study. The webinar will also explore driving for work, driver health and the importance of creating the right environment for a conversation with staff.

Panellists:

  • Dr Karen McDonnell, RoSPA OSH Policy Adviser and Head of RoSPA Scotland
  • Chris Jones, WISH Forum
  • Audrey Duckworth, SHEQ Manager, BINN Group
  • Jim Brown, Group Commercial Director, BINN Group and Chair of SWITCH

You can REGISTER HERE for this free event.

 

 

POSTPONED:

Update at 16th March 2020

Due to the current unprecedented public health situation, the partners have taken a decision today to postpone this event.

It is hoped that a new date can be set for the Autumn and details will be published here as soon as they are known.

Meanwhile, if we can assist you on any issue relating to managing occupational road risk, please do not hesitate to contact us - info@ScORSA.org.uk

 

Workshop: Driving for work - What's the risk?

Tuesday 31st March 2020, 9am - 12noon hosted by TechnipFMC, Dunfermline

A joint ScORSA, RoSPA Awards Excellence Forum event

This upcoming free event is an opportunity to understand more about Driving for Work and Managing Occupational Road Risk (MORR) and the tools available to assist your organisation in the management of risk.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to engage with fellow health and safety practitioners and gain some vital knowledge. The programme includes:

  • The positive benefits to your organisation of managing occupational road risk
  • How you can encourage and promote occupational road safety within your sphere of influence – your organisation and your supply chain
  • Signposts to free tools and resources available through membership of ScORSA
  • An update on current topics such as driving in the GIG economy

Please note spaces are on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to attend please complete the booking form and return it to info@ScORSA.org.uk

For further information please email Dawn Thomson

 

 

Save the Date - ScORSA St Andrew's Seminar, 26th November 2020, Stirling


Workshops

Transporting people at every stage of their life

Tuesday 28 January 2020

9am - 2pm

Beancross Hotel, West Beancross Farm, Polmont, Falkirk  FK2 0XS

What: Transporting people at every stage of their life

On behalf of the ScORSA Steering Group, we are proud to announce the next in our series of workshops.  Our focus at this event will be on all aspects of transporting people, incorporating issues around training, physical and mental health along with the impact these issues can have across the life course of your employees.

Who: The workshop is aimed at any ScORSA member who has responsibility for the development, management or implementation of MORR policy or working practices. This is an opportunity to discuss relevant workplace situations with likeminded colleagues. The format will encourage open discussion of current issues facing delegates with an opportunity for feedback from your contemporaries.

 

To facilitate this inclusive discussion format, places are strictly limited to the first 20 applicants; therefore, early booking is highly recommended.

Please complete the application form and return to info@ScORSA.org.uk

 

 

 

 

Driving for a Better Life

Monday 16 September 2019

Hamilton