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Presentation on on health and safety

From: Joanna Wolton <jw<-a>
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2005
Keeping Fit for Conservation
Evening Lecture
The October Gallery
24 Old Gloucester Road
Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AL
Nearest Tube: Holborn
Tuesday 11 October 2005
Cost: UKP6 (students UKP3, with card)
correct money at the door please

Organised by Joanna Payne and Julie Fitzgerald

An evening of occupational health advice. Whether you are a student
or an established conservator you may well have suffered from neck
or back pain, eye strain  or skin problems on your hands. Come and
listen to 4 experts  who will make a fascinating presentation,
addressing the problems of repetitive strain injuries and showing us
that staying in good health is vital to our careers.


    Eyecare: Dr. Rob Hogan  is director of Professional of
    Professional Services for Dolland and Aitchison, the Opticians.
    He is a Board Member and Trustee of the College of Optometrists
    for whom he chairs their Professional Development and Standards
    Committee. He has been asked to address the issues of
    conservators spending lengthy periods of time repairing and
    retouching artworks, sometimes with magnification, writing
    reports on the computer, and general eyecare and hygiene.

    Skincare: Dermatology - Dr. Saqib Bashir is a registrar at St.
    John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital
    NHS Trust. He has great knowledge of occupational contact

    Osteopathy: David Tatton has been in practice for 26 years,
    after qualifying from the British School of Osteopathy. He
    lectures predominantly at post-graduate level to osteopaths and
    physiotherapists in the UK and Europe. He has been in practice
    in West London since 1981 seeing  a wide range of complaints
    from sporting injuries to occupational ergonomic strains. He has
    a great interest in not only solving the cause of the presenting
    problem, but also trying to establish better function thereafter
    with advise on exercise, daily routines and ergonomics of the

    Alexander Technique: Dorothea Magonet worked for 6 years as a
    physiotherapist before qualifying as an Alexander teacher in
    1983 from the North London School of the Alexander Technique.
    She works with music students at the Royal Academy of Music and
    at her private practice in North London.. Since 1997 she has
    started to sculpt in wood, plaster and stone and recently became
    interested in drawing, painting and printing. She is interested
    in the connection between Alexander Technique and the creative
    process, and the Alexander Technique in promoting well being and
    preventing injury.

Attendance is limited to 50 persons. To reserve a place apply to
meeting organiser

    Joanna Payne
    +44 208 747 5047
    jw<-a t->joannapayne< . >com

IPC are delighted to announce that drinks will be served and that
they have been sponsored by Secol Limited--the leading UK
manufacturer of archival polyester storage systems. You can register
for a new colour catalogue at
<URL:> or +44 1842 752341.

Joanna Payne
+44 20 8747 5047
Fax: +44 20 8994 5020

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:9
                  Distributed: Friday, August 12, 2005
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Received on Thursday, 21 July, 2005

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