Senior Lecturer / Acting Group Head of Health and Safety Risk Management, Middlsex University / ITV
Joining the Dots Bottom-up. Connecting our Purpose to Process
Summary of Presentation:
Much of what we do as health and safety practitioners is connected to our understanding of why accidents happen, the organisational structures that support this and the management processes that enable this. What if this understanding is skewed by out of date mental models? This session will present contemporary thinking and debates surrounding accidents and safety management in addition to the challenges this poses to how we connect our purpose to the processes we are responsible for. It provides a new orientation of compliance, risk management and safety that enables a more human and ethical focus on emerging safety practice from a work
Maeve O’Loughlin is a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University London and Acting Group Head of Health and Safety Risk Management at ITV. She is a chartered safety practitioner (CMIOSH) with research interests in adaptive and resilient performance of industry in response to safety and social sustainability challenges. She is academic lead for the IOSH PIPER Initiative and a member of the Supply Chain Sustainability School Academic Horizon Group, UK. She is a member of the IOSH Performance and Development Committee. Maeve worked in private practice in Ireland prior to joining the university in 2012 working in the built environment sector and high risk industries.