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Welcome to the Spring Edition of Risk Manager Magazine. The AIRM Committee have been very busy over the past few months organising the spring schedule of seminars, our annual site trip and golf tournament as well as finalising details for our new website which we expect to be launched in the next few months. Our February seminar addressed Risk Management for Lone Workers, a hazard which many companies don’t always realise might apply to them, but don’t forget that person who stays late each evening or staff travelling through the course of their business. Employers have a duty of care to access the risks to these people, not just those who work in isolation for the best part of their role. This is an area often overlooked in company’s health and Safety risk assessments. The seminar covered legislation, typical hazards, best practice 6
procedures as well as
staff welfare as well as fire safety
and evacuation are managed in
systems, see page 59 for
such a constrained environment.
a more detailed report.
We expect that numbers will be restricted so as usual first refusal
The March seminar will be on
will be given to those who attend
Food Safety, covering the relevant
the AGM in April.
legislation, monitoring and enforcing and best practice.
This will be my last edition as Chairperson pending the election
ISEC 2011, Ireland’s National
of new officers at our AGM in
Security Exhibition takes place
April. If any members would like
on the 30th & 31st of March in
to put themselves forward to
the Convention Centre, Citywest
join the AIRM committee please
Hotel, this is an event the AIRM
contact myself or any member of
are proud to be associated with.
the committee over the next few
This year there will be a wide
variety of exhibitors showcasing the latest technology across all
Looking forward to seeing you at
spectrums of the security industry.
our forthcoming seminars or at our
Also over the two days there will
stand at ISEC 2011.
be a variety of seminars, full details of speakers and the schedule is on
page 5. Please drop by and visit the staff manning the AIRM / Risk Manager Magazine stand. We are delighted to advise that we have provisionally secured permission to have this years site visit to Wheatfield Prison in May. The visit will involve a tour of the prison as well as an insight into how health and safety aspects such as security,
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risk manager magazine spring 2011