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VIRTUAL EVENT - Thames Valley Regional Group: Safety in geological fieldwork

14 July 2020
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Evening meeting, Lecture, Regional Group, Virtual event
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Thames Valley Regional Group
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In this lecture, Eddie Bromhead reflects on many issues that can compromise safety during geological and geotechnical fieldwork, and makes suggestions about how the risks can be reduced or eliminated. He considers a variety of types of participant, from professionals undertaking work alone or on construction sites, through university and college field trips, all the way to teachers and others in charge of teenagers and children.

The potential hazards are legion, and clearly only a subset of them can be included in a single lecture, but the intention is not to be prescriptive, but to raise awareness not only of issues, but of some solutions. Safety is not simply a matter of wearing a hard hat – in many cases it requires a change in mindset.

Join the Thames Valley Regional Group for a 7.00pm talk start.


Eddie Bromhead, Emeritus Professor at Kingston University

Eddie Bromhead is an Emeritus Professor at Kingston University where he taught for several decades before retiring in 2012. He has been a Glossop Lecturer, and Chief Scientific Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology.

Cost and booking information

This event is free and there is no need to book.


This meeting will be virtual via Zoom. Meeting details will be released shortly before the event.


Please contact with any enquiries.