REHIS Northern Centre Webinar
Wednesday 29 June 2022, 12.30-1.15pm via MS Teams
Speaker: Clare Ireland, SSE Renewables Industrial Hygiene SHE Manager
COSHH Refresher - a session summarising the law, how to determine what a hazardous substance to health is, and key information required to carry out a COSHH risk assessment, with helpful checklist aide memoirs to aid those completing and/or reviewing COSHH assessments.
The event is free for members, £10 for non-members.
Asbestos is a very emotive word. It is not unusual for quite important decisions to be made on an improper understanding of asbestos risk. This course will review modern concepts of real and perceived risk, allowing a proper, rational, decision making process to be undertaken. The course will also discuss the classification of Asbestos Containing Materials and give an overview of associated working procedures.
ii. Matters regarding Community Training
iii. Professional Courses
iv. CPD Training Provision, except for scheme monitoring
v. Promotional campaigns for membership of the Institute
vi. Considering applications for membership and advising the Council regarding these applications. The final decision on all membership applications is made by the Council.
Council (elected and ex-officio) members, as trustees of the Charity of REHIS, discuss and decide on the work of the Institute. All Council members sit on at least 1 Committee. All Committee decisions are ratified through Council prior to taking full effect.
Membership of this committee is ex-officio, comprising: the President, Senior Vice-President (Chairperson), Junior Vice-President, Past-Presidents (2), Hon Treasurer and Chairpersons of the Environmental Health Promotion Committee and the Examinations and Professional Standards Committee. Remit includes:
i. General financial matters
ii. Public and media relations
iii. Premises and equipment
iv. Annual Conference
i. Matters regarding environmental health of a technical nature, with the exception of education, training and professional practice
ii. Responses to consultation and other similar exercises from Government Departments, etc, with the exception of those regarding education, training and professional practice
iii. Matters regarding the establishment and organisation of Technical Working Groups with the exception of the appointment of Council representatives to these Groups
i. Matters regarding university degree courses leading to entry to the Scheme of Practical Training
ii. All matters relating to the Scheme of Practical Training
iii. Professional examinations
iv. CPD Scheme Monitoring
v. Disciplinary Procedures and Code of Professional Conduct compliance except in the instance of final appeals.