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    IMPROVING CONSTRUCTION SAFETY IN SCOTLAND

    Scottish House Builders Health and Safety Forum Awareness Day

    The SHB Health and Safety Forum has hosted a succesful awareness day supported by the Working Well Together Campaign.

    The event was well attended by 116 delegates and opened by Jonathon Fair, Homes for Scotland CEO and Edward Woods, SHB Health and Safety Forum Chair.

    The first session showed the Morrison Construction ‘Buried Alive’ DVD which is an account of what happened as a result of a trench collapse. The people involved (including the person caught in the collapse) talk about the event, the after effects and the impact this has had on their day to day lives.

    The delegates were then split into six groups and rotated round six scenarios giving practical, hands-on advice on the following topics:

    The event was evaluated and the vast majority of those who attended thought the day was relevant to their needs and were going to make some changes as a result of attending.

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