Lord Young To Speak At ‘Thought Leadership’ Event

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• Peer To Discuss Litigation Culture With Industry Stakeholders • Invited Audience Will Debate Findings Of Lord Young’s Report

Lord Young of Graffham is to meet with an invited audience from the risk management, health and safety and insurance industries next month to discuss his report on health and safety culture in the UK.

The report is expected to have far-reaching consequences for insurers, lawyers and health and safety professionals, who will be given the opportunity to debate the report’s findings with Lord Young and other industry experts at the event.

Gerard Forlin QC and David Smith, managing director of Zurich Insurance, UK Broker Division will also speak at the event, followed by an open debate. Event organisers Cardinus Risk Management, in conjunction with International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM), believe this debate presents an opportunity for greater understanding and relationship building between stakeholders.

Jon Abbott, managing director – ergonomics and safety, of Cardinus Risk Management, said, “This is an exciting time for our industry. The prime minister has spoken about health and safety and the subject goes to the very heart of government. This event is about promoting thought leadership and represents a unique opportunity to engage with government, understand its aims and work together to ensure the UK continues to be one of the safest countries in the world to work in.”

Brian Nimick, chief executive, IIRSM said, “We look forward to meeting with members from the risk management, health and safety and insurance industries. Ultimately this will help stimulate debate following the Lord Young report and ensure that we, as a country, continue to advance standards in accident prevention and occupational health.”

The event is being hosted by Cardinus Risk Management, in association with the IIRSM. It takes place on Monday October 25 in the Great Hall of the Chartered Insurance Institute in London.

Notes to Editors
Cardinus directors, experts and consultants are available for interview and quotes on industry issues. The full range of Cardinus consultancy services can be seen on its website, http://www.cardinus.com or you can telephone 0207 469 0200 (UK) 1-866-966-3420 (US).

About Cardinus
Cardinus is a member company of THB Group plc and provides online injury reduction solutions and risk management within the safety, fleet and property sectors.
Established in 1995, Cardinus has an enviable track record of working with government and leading blue chip organizations. Cardinus provides solutions to customers across the United Kingdom, the US and worldwide. Solutions include 'Workstation Safety Plus' a software solution designed to reduce the risks associated with using DSE and ergonomics; a comprehensive fleet risk solution that combines in-vehicle driver training with online self-assessment; property solutions including fire risk surveys, asbestos assessment and a range of e-learning courses.

Cardinus Risk Management Limited, Phoenix House, Cantelupe Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 3BE. Cardinus Risk Management Limited, 10 Flag Business Exchange, Vicarage Farm Road, Peterborough, Cambs PE1 5SL. For further information please call Cardinus Risk Management Limited on 020 7469 0200 or email info@cardinus.com

The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) is a professional body for health and safety practitioners and specialists in related fields who have a health and safety remit. It was set up to advance standards in accident prevention and occupational health throughout the world.

Established in 1975 this not-for-profit organisation offers membership to practitioners in over 70 countries. IIRSM welcomes third sector engagement at every level and actively seeks partnerships with equivalent bodies throughout the world. It has strong links with leading universities and international bodies and works to establish and promote standards of professional competence.

In support of its mission statement: “to provide recognition, information, support and enhancement to our growing membership” IIRSM places the interests of its membership at the centre of everything it does.

For additional IIRSM information contact: Rebecca Biddle, The McOnie Agency. Tel: 01483 237230. Email: rebecca(at)mconieagency(dot)com
For additional Cardinus information contact: Martyn Moore, NorthLight Media. Tel: 07768 261276. Email: martyn(at)northlightmedia(dot)co(dot)uk

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