World-renowned astronaut Colonel Mike Mullane has been confirmed as one of the main speakers at this year’s OPITO Safety and Competence Conference (OSCC).
Managing the Safety Chain is the theme of the trading standard body’s third annual event which will be held in the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE on Tuesday, 20 November 2012. The conference is supported by Falck Nutec, SEFtec Global Training and Atlas.
Col Mullane, a veteran of three space missions, will be joined by fellow speakers Steve Walker, head of the UK Health and Safety Offshore Division, and Dr Elie Daher, executive vice president at United Safety International.
Responsibilities of each element in the safety chain in ensuring effective management of a safe and competent workforce will be addressed at the conference. Roles to be examined include that of the industry regulator and international operating companies along with contractors and individuals.