Global Conferences Address SH&E in Energy, Confined Spaces

D_iStock_000011532992MediumTwo global conferences this fall offer an opportunity for SH&E professionals to gather to discuss current issues, ideas and best practices in the energy industry and with confined spaces activity.

9th Annual HSE Forum in Energy
Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2013, Doha, Qatar

The 9th Annual HSE Forum in Energy, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2013, in Doha, Qatar, offers advice, best practices and more than 30 interactive sessions and workshops for SH&E professionals, government and regulatory bodies, and oil and gas companies to learn how to reduce workplace fatalities, maintain employee well-being and ensure sustainable environmental protection. This year’s theme, “Reflective Practice: Promoting Collective Responsibility,” aims to inspire attendees to drive change in their organizations and advocate occupational safety and health as a corporate value that should be owned, nurtured and promoted to ensure safety and health in the workplace now and in the future.

The 3-day forum will be held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy & Industry and chair of Qatar Petroleum, and is endorsed by ASSE, IPIECA, IOSH, RoSPA, BOHS, IIRSM and British Safety Council.

3rd National Conference on Confined Spaces Activity
Oct 17-18, 2013, Bologna, Italy

ASSE member Adriano Paolo Bacchetta hosts the 3rd National Conference on Confined Spaces Activity, Oct. 17-18, 2013, in Bologna, Italy. The conference will share best practices and guidelines on safe work in confined spaces applied by major companies operating in Italy in various sectors (e.g., petrochemical, construction, treatment and water supply, fine chemicals). The goal of the conference is to share knowledge and expertise on confined spaces activity, and identify effective actions for developing best practices. The event is recognized by European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (Italian Focal Point INAIL) and will be held in during the 14th edition of Ambiente Lavoro, Italy’s biggest SH&E event.