2023 Harold Peden Lecture - UnionsWA

2023 Harold Peden Lecture

Dr Laurie Glassop holds a a PhD in Chemistry (UWA) and is a Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH) with the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH). He is also a Fellow of the AIOH and he has a received its highest award of the Pam de Silva Medal which recognises commitment to the principles of leadership and scientific integrity in the field of occupational hygiene. For the last 25 years he has worked as a specialist occupational hygiene consultant in his own company, prior to which he was a senior manager at WorkSafe WA. Laurie has been involved with some higher profile issues in recent years; conducting an assessment of the ventilation systems in the 10 COVID quarantine hotels after the first security guard was infected in January 2021, COVID assessment of the ventilation of all prisons and detention centres in Western Australia, reviewing for Safe Work Australia the ability to measure a lower WES for respirable crystalline silica and, reviewing the measurement of asbestos exposures using the Membrane Filter Method for Resources Safety & Health Queensland. The lecture is a free annual event hosted by the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History for more details about the Society and Harold Peden, see here). Please RSVP with details below for this free lecture on Thursday 16th November. Bob Benkesser, CFMEU Safety Adviser will also give an update on the union campaign to ban silica. Light refreshments will be available from 6:00 pm and the address will commence at 6:30 pm. The Working Voices Choir will do a performance. You can download the flyer here.


November 16, 2023 at 6:00pm - 8pm
CSA Building
445 Hay St
Level 6
Perth, WA 6000
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Bobbie Oliver · · 0424 793 711
Tim O'Callaghan Matthew Davies Tracey Bence James Knox Tim Dymond Douglas millar Ursula Konig Scott Harney Peter Collins Bob Benkesser Alex McInnes Scott Fitzgerald Ruchie Mark Pototanon Steph Mayman

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