Speakers Symposium Organisers
Dr Ian Scragg
Peter Scott, College Secretary, Central Head of Safety Services,
College, Glasgow. University of Dundee.
Peter has 20 years experience in legal practice, has email@example.com
authored 4 textbooks, 25 articles and 5 44 (0) 1382 384103
governmental reports and has appeared on BBC’s
Professor Alan Fairlamb, Wellcome Principal 44 (0) 1628 634523
Research Fellow at the University of Dundee’s
School of Life Sciences. AGM and Summer Symposium at
Alan is head of the University’s Division of Biological For more information
Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology. Please contact the organisers. The University of Dundee
5 and 6 July 2011
Professor Bill Ion, University of Strathclyde. Special needs
Bill is the Programme Director of the University’s Please inform the organisers of any special dietary, access or other Day One, Tuesday 5 July
Advanced Formulation Research Centre. special needs.
strath.ac.uk/afrc/research/ In the afternoon there is a visit to the Captain
Scott’s ship, Discovery, followed by the AGM and
Travel to Dundee Symposium Dinner.
Julia Cotton, College Safety Auditor, Imperial By air
College London. Direct flights to Dundee from Birmingham, Belfast and London City.
Julia is the Safety Auditor and a general safety
advisor at Imperial College and has been conducting
Taxi from the airport costs about £5 and takes about 5-10mins. Day Two, Wednesday 6 July
risk assessment training for over 10 years. Symposium:
From other UK airports, fly to Edinburgh. ISTR is arranging road
transport to and from Dundee (journey time about 90 mins), Risk assessment-
departing Edinburgh Airport at 12 noon on 5 July and leaving the
Apex Hotel at 1600 on 6 July. Cost £15 return.
What is Reasonable in 2011?
By train Since 1992 risk assessment has been the basis
A few direct trains serve Dundee from London and from the South for health and safety management in all our
West via Birmingham. Otherwise change at Edinburgh or Glasgow. establishments – but have we got it right? Are
The Apex Hotel is a 10 minute walk from the station. our risk assessments just a bureaucratic exercise
or are they suitable and sufficient? What is an
The hotel has a large free car park. acceptable standard today in line with the Young
Report Common Sense, Common Safety?
The speakers will attempt to answer some of
ISTR extends a cordial invitation to
Venue Programme Application Form
The AGM and symposium is being held at the Apex City Quay Return to: Mrs Lesley Hewitt
Hotel, Dundee http://www.apexhotels.co.uk/hotels/dundee-city- University Safety Services, Dundee University,
quay/ Day One, Tuesday 5 July 3 Cross Row, Dundee, DD1 4HN
Overnight accommodation 1400-1630 Visit to the Discovery www.rrsdiscovery.com Tel: 44 (0) 1382 384104 Fax: 44 (0) 1382 385501
Available in the hotel. Delegates are asked to make their own Name and Title
booking with the hotel. To book call Apex Hotel’s Central 1730-1800 Refreshments
Reservations office on 0845-3650000 or 44 (0) 131-441 0440 Position
quoting block reference UN10406. B&B in the hotel is £91.91 1800-1900 AGM
per person. Address
1930-Pre Dinner Drinks
Bring a guest 2000-2200 Dinner (smart casual)
The hotel is offering a special deal of £102.13 for B&B for Telephone
2 persons. Discovery visit and conference dinner £45.
Day Two, Wednesday 6 July
Conference Fee 0830-0845 Registration and coffee
The inclusive fee covers 5 and 6 Member £102
Day One: admission to the Discovery, refreshments before the 0845-0900 Symposium opened by Dr Jim McGeorge, July
AGM, pre-dinner drinks reception and dinner. University Secretary, University of Dundee. inclusive
Day Two: lunch and refreshments during the symposium.
Non Member £122
0900-0930 What is a suitable and sufficient risk assessment?
Day delegate price covers: HSE Principal Inspector.
6 July day Member £62
Day Two: lunch and refreshments during the symposium. delegate
0930-1000 Risk Assessments – a defence for personal injury
Non Member £82
Retired ISTR Members claims? Peter Scott, College Secretary, Central
Retired members can attend the full conference including visit
ISTR Retired ( free)
and dinner free of charge. (Just pay for travel and
10.00-11.15 Coffee and workshop sessions on challenging risk
accommodation.) Accompanying guest £45
Closing date, final details and refunds 1115-1215 Feedback from workshops with input from HSE
Closing date is Friday 10 June. Final details will be sent on Discount of £10 if booking is received by 1 May
receipt of payment. Refunds for cancellations or non-attendance
cannot be made after the closing date. ISTR road transport to and from
Edinburgh Airport to Dundee. Add £15.
Early Bird Booking 1330-1415 Risk Assessments- the reality. Prof Alan Fairlamb,
There is a £10 discount for bookings before 1 May. Drug Discovery Unit. University of Dundee.
Payment can be made by:
1415-1500 Risk Assessment in High tech engineering. Prof Bill BACS payable to ‘ISTR’ at HSBC account
Please note: Ion, Advanced Formulation Research Centre, no 21519565 sort code 40-31-30
To guarantee accommodation at the Apex Hotel University of Strathclyde. or
at the rates above, accommodation must be booked cheque made payable to ‘Institute of
1500-1530 E-Learning –Risk Assessment –Foundation
by 1 May. Safety in Technology & Research’
Training. Julia Cotton, College Safety Auditor,
Imperial College London. or
The starting and finishing times are earlier than I require an invoice
normal. This is to allow time for delegates flying 1530 onwards Tea and depart (The Institute is not VAT registered)
back from Dundee to be in time for their flights.