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    WHAT HSE EXPECTS FROM HEALTH & SAFETY CONSULTANTS

    Seminar to set out business, IOSH and HSE expectations of consultants

    The HSE Eastern Region and IOSH has organised a free joint seminar for health and safety consultants entitled Expectations and Delivery.

    This morning only event will take place at the Conference Centre, Imperial War Museum, Duxford, nr Cambridge on 24 November 2010.

    The invitation states:

    “Many businesses rely on safety consultants to advise them on legal compliance and best practice.  During visits to businesses HSE Inspectors find numerous examples of good practice amongst consultants but are also finding increasing evidence of poor service.

    IOSH and HSE strongly encourage you to attend this seminar which explores these issues and will set out what business and HSE expects from a safety consultant.”

    To confirm a place at the event contact janet.price@hse.gsi.gov.uk by 17 September 2009.

    Comment

    The role played by H&S consultants is one aspect of the government H&S review currently in progress under the leadership of Lord Young.

    Whatever the findings of the government review seminars of this nature are a positive way of matching regulator, client and consultant expectations. 

    HSE already provide guidance for those looking for competent advice on health and safety.

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