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    CONSTRUCTION H&S AWARENESS AND TRAINING EVENTS

    Working Well Together offer a range of events in April and May 2011

    The Working Well Together (WWT) campaign aims to improve health and safety in the construction industry, particularly in smaller businesses.

    It aims to provide a nationwide network of groups for support, advise, sharing practice and staging events. There are now 16 regional WWT groups providing events, most of which are free or very low cost and supported by HSE.

    Events give practical experience with expert speakers from the industry. There is usually a demonstration and exhibition area where you can view equipment and services.

    Two of the upcoming events are summarised below:

    Groundworks – 11th May 2011

    This Working Well Together event will cover: Loading/unloading & preventing falls from vehicles, safe use of quick hitches and second generation double locking, working with buried services, safe trenchwork and groundworks as confined spaces. 11th May 2011, Marsden Quarry, Whitburn.

    Scaffolding – 12th April 2011

    Industry experts will talk at this Working Well Together event about TG20:08 – A Guide to Good Practice for Scaffolding with Tubes and Fittings, and also the changes to SG4:10 – Preventing Falls in Scaffolding. Information Includes practical demonstrations, 12th April 2011, old Ever Ready site, Tanfield Lea, Durham.

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