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23 Nov 2017




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Advanced Health and Safety Seminar – London

Event details

Registration for this event is now full. Please email events@abta.co.uk if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

ABTA is pleased to launch a new advanced level health and safety seminar for the travel industry.

Do you have a good understanding of the basics of health and safety, but want to develop your knowledge further? 

This practical one-day event provides detailed guidance on how to identify and manage safety defects within your product portfolio.

The safety and wellbeing of consumers is an integral part of the holiday experience and ABTA consumer surveys have shown that safety and security are key priorities for customers when travelling abroad.

Our expert speakers will delve further into health and safety management issues including legal requirements, auditing, defects monitoring, incident reporting and post-incident management.

View the full agenda here.


  • What are your legal obligations under the new Package Travel Regulations? 
  • Are your contractual arrangements with suppliers suitable, do they meet your business needs?
  • Implementing an auditing process for the products you sell, what are the options?
  • How do you verify safety information provided?
  • Identifying, prioritising and managing health and safety defects within your portfolio 
  • Incident reporting and sharing information throughout your business
  • Dealing with disease or sickness outbreaks and managing your guests during and after an incident
  • Industry case studies


  • Moderator: Nikki White, Director of Destinations and Sustainability, ABTA
  • Dr Esteban Delgado, Chairman and Technical Director, Preverisk
  • Ian Greaves, Managing Director, IGI
  • Susan Deer, Senior Solicitor, ABTA
  • Angela Hills, Senior Destinations Manager – Health, Safety, Crisis & Operations, ABTA
  • Paul Liniker, Customer Experience Senior Executive, Kuoni
  • David Burgess, Forensic Expert Collision Investigator and Vehicle Examiner, Wayman Ltd 
  • Sarah Barnes, Associate, Hill Dickinson

A full list of speakers will be announced in due course.

Benefits of attending

  • Develop your knowledge of health and safety management 
  • Practical guidance on health and safety management and working with an effective Safety Management System
  • Ensure regulatory compliance under the new Package Travel Regulations
  • Hear from a panel of experts who will guide you through the auditing process
  • Industry case studies – learn from experts who will share their experiences
  • Network with colleagues in your industry, share best practice ideas with industry colleagues

Who should attend

The seminar is open to ABTA Members, ABTA Partners and the wider travel community. The seminar will appeal to anyone in travel who has responsibility for destinations and customer health and safety.

  • MDs, Directors and senior managers
  • Health and safety teams
  • Operations teams
  • Product and destinations teams
  • Risk and crisis management teams
  • Legal teams
  • Customer care teams 

Event prices

ABTA Member/ABTA Partner rate* – £225 plus VAT 
Non–member rate – £345 plus VAT

*To qualify for the ABTA Member/Partner discount you must have a current ABTA Member/Partner number or your application must be in progress when the event takes place.

Non-Members are welcome to attend ABTA Conferences and Events. For information about becoming a Member, click here.  

View our booking terms and conditions here.

Event sponsorship

Headline sponsor 

Preverisk is a company which provides a wide variety of consultancy services to the travel and tourism sector. Originally focusing on consultancy services specialising in public health and tourism, we carry out over 6,000 physical audits and train 25,000 people per year.

Currently we provide self-assessments and physical audits to several tour operators and bed banks. Worldwide, we assess over 30,000 accommodation and transport suppliers. We have also developed an innovative technology solution to assist with these self-assessments/inspections, and to manage output information, called app4check. One key feature is that third parties are able to input data via mobile devices (smartphones and tablets).


Hill Dickinson is one of the UK's premier law firms known for its legal advice to the travel industry. It advises tour operators, cruise operators, travel agents and airlines across the industry on various aspects as diverse as the Package Travel Regulations themselves, right through to the smallest detail in setting their own booking terms and conditions.  Recognised as leaders in their field, they have particular expertise in defence of personal injury claims, commercial dispute resolution, commercial matters and regulatory issues.

Hill Dickinson acts for companies such as www.jet2.com, Carnival, P&O, Advantage Travel Partnership, Thomas Cook and EasyJet.

For more information visit www.hilldickinson.com or call Joanna Kolatsis, Head of Aviation and Travel, on 020 7280 9103.

For details on how to promote your company via headline sponsorship, branding and exhibition, contact Matt Turton on 020 3693 0194 or mturton@abta.co.uk 

View our commercial opportunities brochure here.


30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ


30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ