Events and training

Events and training

Our events and training provide glass-focussed insight and expertise for the whole industry supply chain. Most are open to non-members as well as members.

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You’ll also find information on this page about other events that might be of interest to the glass industry. (Please be aware that British Glass doesn’t necessarily endorse the third party events listed here.) If you’d like to see your event listed here please email prcomms@britglass.co.uk

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13 March 2019, Sheffield
Delivered by the Health and Safety Executive, this one day training course covers activities regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and provides delegates with a thorough knowledge of this legislation.  The course will also give practical advice on how to evaluate the safety of existing machines and how to measure and evaluate noise and vibration risks.
26 February 2019, Sheffield
Designed specifically for retails and brand owners, the one day course introduces delegates to the processes, benefits and recyclability of glass – enabling them to understand and work with it more effectively.
6 March 2019, Sheffield
This one-day workshop provides delegates with an introduction to the use of glass as a primary pharmaceutical packaging
26 March 2019, Sheffield
Our popular one-day glass appreciation as an open event. Glass appreciation introduces delegates to glass processes, products and benefits – enabling them to understand this fascinating material better and work with it more effectively.
16 April 2019, Sheffield
The three day ‘Glass failure analysis’ technical course includes an introduction to glass strength, understanding and interpreting fracture markings, recognising fracture patterns, identification of failure origins and an analytical approach to understanding the mode of failure, weakening features and primary and secondary causes of product failure. 
8 May 2019, Sheffield
A series of training sessions aimed at glass technologists 
10 September 2019, Sheffield
Our popular one-day glass appreciation as an open event. Glass appreciation introduces delegates to glass processes, products and benefits – enabling them to understand this fascinating material better and work with it more effectively.
24 September 2019, Sheffield
Designed specifically for retails and brand owners, the one day course introduces delegates to the processes, benefits and recyclability of glass – enabling them to understand and work with it more effectively.
9 October 2019, Sheffield
This one-day workshop provides delegates with an introduction to the use of glass as a primary pharmaceutical packaging
15 October 2019, Sheffield
The three day ‘Glass failure analysis’ technical course includes an introduction to glass strength, understanding and interpreting fracture markings, recognising fracture patterns, identification of failure origins and an analytical approach to understanding the mode of failure, weakening features and primary and secondary causes of product failure. 
13 November 2019, Sheffield
A series of training sessions aimed at glass technologists 

Courses to order

Three-day course for those in a managerial or supervisory role. Certified by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, so those who successfully complete the three-days and final assessment receive the Managing Safely Certificate.
One-day course for anyone working in the glass industry. Certified by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, so those who successfully complete the course and assessment receive the Working Safely Certificate.
This one-day course can be tailored to suit your organisation and delivered at a location of your choosing. Glass appreciation indroduces delegates to glass processes, products and benefits – enabling them to understand this fascinating material better and work with it more effectively.

Third party events

1 October 2019 to 4 October 2019, Milan, Italy
Biennial international trade show specialized in machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass and in glass and processed products.