The annual Environmental Health Update will precede the Institute’s AGM and will include speakers on a number of EH topics, including Radiation, Ticks and Lyme Disease, Public Health Reform and REHIS Council representatives giving an overview of the subject area for which they hold specific responsibility. The full programme and booking form for the event will be available shortly.
Designed for both new and experienced officers, this short course aims to update delegates’ understanding of the concepts of hazard and risk, their powers to control hazard and risk, and external expectations for their response to H&S incidents. It also provides a practical opportunity for delegates to refresh their knowledge of statement taking, and in particular their understanding of the law surrounding documentary evidence stored in computer systems. Finally, it introduces the basic concepts underpinning enforcement decision-making: the Enforcement Management Model (EMM)
This course will be presented by Betty Bott, former Senior Procurator Fiscal with over 30 years of experience working in the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. Betty also has over 20 years of experience of teaching in the subject area to non-legal professionals. The course will be of relevance to Officers who could be involved in investigations, including interviewing and the taking of statements, and writing of reports to the Procurator Fiscal. The full programme and booking form for the event will be available shortly