About this event

  • Date and time Wed 14 Oct 2020 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Occupational Medicine

This is Part 1 of a six-part webinar series exploring the occupational challenges faced by the construction industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Join experts in Health and Safety and Occupational Health working in construction to identify the challenges faced by the sector.

In this webinar, you'll be able to expand your knowledge of the unique nature of the hazards faced by the construction industry and identify the controls implemented in order for the industry to continue to work.

Participants can expect to:

  • Learn the current best practices
  • Demonstrate techniques of injecting shoulder and elbow joints
  • Value effective communication between consultants, physiotherapists and general practitioners

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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This is a joint meeting between RSM's Occupational Medicine Section and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.

This meeting is a part of the Occupational Medicine Section webinar series that will be broadcast weekly on Wednesday afternoons at 4pm.

If you would like to find out more about the series, please visit the Occupational Medicine Section homepage.

Key speakers

Mr Alasdair Reisner

Chief Executive, Civil Engineering Contractors Association

Mrs Jackie Williams

Chief Nursing Officer, Medigold Health   

Mr Lawrence Waterman

Chairman, British Safety Council, Founder Partner, Park Health and safety Partnership


View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Chair: Dr Lisa Curran, President Royal Society of Medicine, Occupational Medicine Section with a construction site worker

Panel statements - 5 minutes to each panellist

Mr Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of the British Safety Council and Partner at Park Health

Mrs Jackie Williams, Chief Nursing Officer, Medigold Health   

Mr Alasdair Reisner, Chief Executive, Civil Engineering Contractors Association

Pre- arranged chair questions to panel with answers

Chair: Dr Lisa Curran 

Health in construction COVID-19 discussion with questions from audience
Close meeting



Special rates for difficult times 

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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