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    FREE EVENT FOR REFURB AND DEMO CONTRACTORS

    Keeping workers safe on refurbishment and demolition jobs

    Construction companies and property developers in Aberdeen are being invited to attend a free event on Thursday 27 May 2010 to help ensure workers are not put at risk during refurbishment and demolition jobs.

    The half-day seminar at the Britannia Hotel, Bucksburn, Aberdeen (12.30pm- 16.30pm) is aimed at small to medium sized companies as figures show 75 percent of all people killed or injured on building sites worked for companies employing fewer than 15 people.

    Organised by the Grampian Occupational Safety and Health Building Interest Group (GOSH) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) it will cover such topics

    HSE Inspector Liz Standen, who will be attending, said: “The toll of injury and ill-health in Scotland’s construction industry in Scotland is a real cause for concern. Events like this are designed to provide managers and company owners with the skills and knowledge to reduce risks on their sites. ”

    Jim Skilling, former HSE Principal Inspector of Construction, will chair the event. There will also be an extensive range of speakers from construction companies, HSE and trade bodies.

    To book a place please contact Ryan Milne on 01651 853560 ryan.milne@gallifordtry.co.uk

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