Crisis response training for managers: is your company prepared?

10am - 3.30pm, Thursday 5 October 2017, Birmingham (UK)

This training course for fleet and HR personnel looked at the procedures an organisation should have in place to provide appropriate support following a road crash or other sudden, violent event. The training covered:

  • Practical and procedural issues following a sudden death or serious injury
  • Possible commercial and legal implications for your company
  • How to look after the welfare of all those involved in and impacted by an the incident
  • The roles and responsibilities of professionals who work with bereaved and injured people
  • What you can do to support affected personnel, and the limitations of your support
  • Communicating to other members of staff
  • Creating a crisis response team

Speakers included:

  • James Shrimpton, a partner at Kennedys LLP, has extensive experience dealing with high value losses involving brain damage, amputations of arms and legs, spinal injury, chronic pain and psychiatric injury as well as claims for occupational stress. He specialises in defence of Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecutions and inquests. 
  • Naomi North, senior associate at Kennedys LLP specialising in the representation of drivers following road traffic collisions. She is a regular attendee at the Police Station, the Magistrates and Crown Court and the Coroners Court. Naomi deals extensively with high profile and complex cases.
  • Rosie Murray, specialist disaster management trainer with extensive experience in delivering crisis response training to police Family Liaison Officers, local authority staff and commercial companies
  • Martin 'Nobby' Clark, Driver Development Manager at Balfour Beatty, and a former police traffic officer and family liaison officer.

This event would not have been possible without funding kindly provided by Kennedys Law LLP.

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