CIEH trainer to speak at Middle East conference

Publication Date: 15th September 2014

Subject: CIEH

CIEH food safety trainer and consultant, Allan Hough, will be delivering a presentation at the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management conference in Dubai on Wednesday 17 September.

The presentation is titled "Food Safety Management in the UAE - A guide for Health and Safety Professionals" and offers an insight for non-food safety professionals. It is aimed at health and safety and risk managers who may have clients with some food responsibility. It will offer insights into food safety and how it impacts on health and safety. Sick or undernourished people have more accidents and higher levels of absenteeism.

Alan Hough is a qualified environmental health officer with over 40 years’ experience, including 30 years working in the Middle East. He has been involved with health and safety throughout his career as an enforcement officer, advisor, supervisor and educator.

While working in higher education in the UAE, Alan has been responsible for health and safety in the colleges in which he has worked.

CIEH Executive Director of Commercial Services, Frank Post, said: “We are always looking to strengthen ties between our organisations and are grateful for the chance to speak to the IIRSM members in the Middle East.”

In addition, following on from the recent developments in West Africa, Carol Young, from International SOS, will be giving a presentation on the Ebola Virus.

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  • The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) is a leading provider of regulated qualifications in health and safety, food safety, environmental management, fire safety and first aid and operates in over 50 countries
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