Health & Safety in Crisis Management, Business Resilience and Continuity

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Crowne Plaza Hotel Harrogate (Free Parking)

Kings Road

Harrogate

HG1 1XX

United Kingdom

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Registration 12.30

Workshop starts at 13.00

Close 16.00

Should a major disruptive event occur which affects your business what would you do and are you prepared?

This event will enhance the skills of the Health and Safety professional / business owners to develop a business continuity plan should a major disruptive event occur which affects their workplace/ business/ organisation. The presenter will examine what needs to be done at the time of the incident or emergency, help you develop how to build business resilience so that business can resume as soon as possible and plan the recovery process to a new state of normal.

This event will be run as an interactive workshop, lead by Ian Speirs, Emergency Planning Manager for Harrogate Borough Council and facilitated by a number of his colleagues.

The format of the event will consist of 3 x 50 minute sessions on Incident Management, Business Resumption and Business Recovery. Each will consist of a short presentation followed by a tabletop exercise based on real incidents and feedback to the group.

Following the event the data produced will be captured and circulated by email to all those attending.


Numbers will be limited to 50 for this event.

NOTE:

Should you decide to book onto the event, Ian has offered to review/comment on any business continuity plan which you may have in place. His email can be sent to you once you have booked onto the event if you request it. He will then return your plan to you with comments at the event.

Event Programme

12.30 – 13.00 Registration

13.00 – 13.05 Welcome and Intro

13.05 – 13.55Session 1 -Incident Management


13.55 - 14.10 - Break and Refreshments


14.10– 15.00 – Session 2 -Business Resumption

15.00 - 15.50 - Session 3 - Business Recovery

15.50 – 16.00 - Final Debrief

16.00 -Close

About the Presenter

Ian is the Emergency Planning Manager at Harrogate Borough Council, where he is responsible for ensuring the council delivers its statutory duties under the Civil Contingencies Act.

A retired Army Officer with operational experience of peace support and warfighting operations across the globe, working in multi-agency and multinational headquarters. Ian coordinated the military response to flooding in 2001 and the fireman’s strike in 2002.

On leaving the Army Ian has filled a variety of appointments in the Public and Private sector, focusing on Incident, Crisis and Risk Management. He has worked as a consultant, support the full spectrum of businesses, financial, retail, service and manufacturing sectors. Working at both board and operational levels, he supported the development and implementation of Business Continuity Management Systems.

Ian has a wealth of training experience from his military career having spent 3 years attached to the United States Military, training middle managers. He is also a lead officer on the Local Resilience Forum Exercise and Training groupand delivers training at the Tactical and Operational levels in the multi-agency environment.

Ian was the chairman of the Emergency planning Society’s Business Continuity ProfessionalWorking Group. He was a member of the British Standards Institute technical committee for the BS2599 Business Continuity standard and was a contribution author to PD25111 Humans Factors as well as ‘TheDummies Guide to Business Continuity’. He holds a Master degree in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management, is an ISO22301 Lead Auditor and has attended various incident, crisis and business continuity management courses. .

Ian is an operational team member and chairman of Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team and is a Mountain Rescue Search Dog England handler.




Date and Time

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Crowne Plaza Hotel Harrogate (Free Parking)

Kings Road

Harrogate

HG1 1XX

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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