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WORKING WELL TOGETHER/HSE EVENTS OCTOBER 2011

Free forthcoming events on health and safety in the construction industry

The Working Well Together (WWT) campaign runs 30– 40 events across England, Scotland and Wales every year. Most of the events are free to attend.

See the list below for details of events taking place during October 2011. The WWT website provides full details including booking arrangements .

Events scheduled during October 2011
  • 05 October 2011 – Construction Health & Safety Advice: The Buckles Inn York YO2 3PW
  • 12 October 2011 – CDM and the Olympics: Newcastle Marriott Hotel, Gosforth Park NE3 5WY
  • 12 October 2011 – Mock Trial: Staffordshire The Sessions Court Room Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1QQ
  • 12 October 2011 – Safety and Health Awareness Day: Lochgilphead Joint Campus Argyll. PA31 8AA
  • 19 October 2011 – Health and Safety Event: Ipswich Trinity Park Ipswich, IP3 8UH
  • 21 October 2011 – Mock Trial: Telford Magistrates Court Telford, Shropshire TF3 4HX
  • 31 October 2011 – Asbestos Awareness Training: various locations throughout the North East.

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