We are now on holiday for the summer but look forward to seeing you all again for our September meeting – Enjoy!
Next Meeting – Monday 11th September 2017
Workplaces for All Ages – Tracey Ayton Harding
With increased life expectancy, no default retirement age, rising state pension age, plus poor pension provision; today and into the future, a higher proportion workers will continue to remain in work as they age.
At the same time, apprenticeship schemes as an alternative to schooling, may see more young people also entering the workplace.
All of these factors bring in the real possibility of a 50+ year working life.
Employers have the same responsibilities for the health and safety of employees, whether younger, older, or in-between and will need to consider the current and longer term implications.
As the working population ages, it is likely that there will be more workers with disabilities or long term health problems (and not all related to work) so measures such as rehabilitation and return to work will also be of increased importance.
Lets not forget those entering the workforce having used display screen equipment for their whole lives may come with their own unique issues that may not have been encountered in this way before!
Good workplace design and well managed health and safety benefit all of those in the workplace, young, old, and the in-between. And of course, with today’s young workers becoming tomorrow’s older workers, it really is the case that we need healthy workplaces for all ages.
Non-members welcome, £10 payable at the door. Book by replying to Alyson & Liz via email
PLEASE NOTE: From April 2017 onward anyone who has not paid their individual or corporate membership for 2017 will be required to pay £10 on the door (receipts available on request)
If there are any specifics you would like covered let us know when you email through your attendance. Also if there is other subjects that you would like to raise with the group let us know beforehand so we can plan the time
Time: 14.00 -16.30 (13.30 registration, tea & coffee)
Venue: Walbrook Wharf, 79-83 Upper Thames Street, London, EC4R 3TD.
Tea / Coffee from 13.30am
Meeting starts at 14.00am
See you there!
The LHSG Committee
Our last meeting – Vishy Mahadevan – Occupational Cancers
Please Note: Meeting Dates for 2017