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    FREE CONSTRUCTION H&S AWARENESS EVENTS

    Working Well Together (WWT) events available during April 2014

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

    The list below charts events listed on the WWT Website for April 2014. 

    • 01 April 2014 Places Available Health & Safety Awareness Day

      Neath Campus, Dwr-y-Felin Road, Neath SA10 7RF

      This popular half day free event is aimed at college apprentices/students. Topics covered include working at height, scaffolding and asbestos. There will be demonstrations as well as talks and the opportunity to ask questions from those working in the construction industry. For enqueries, please email sharon.holmes@hse.gsi.gov.uk or anne.redman@hse.gsi.gov.uk or phone 029 2026 3033.

    • 04 April 2014 Places Available Director’s Event – ‘Wrong Direction – Don’t Fall for it!’
      Friday 4th April 2014 from 0900 – 1300 at BGS Kingsley Dunham Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth Nottingham NG12 5GG .

      At this event you will get the opportunity to witness a live PACE (Police & Criminal Evidence Act) Interview. When a prosecution is being considered during an HSE investigation, an individual or representative nominated by a company, to speak on the company’s behalf can be interviewed under caution (a ‘PACE interview’).The purpose of this scenario is to show you the implications of such an interview for those concerned. 

      Following a fall from height through a fragile roof, Operations Director Andy Cartridge of Dizzy Heights has been invited to attend a PACE interview, supported by Hayley Saunders a Lawyer from Shoosmiths. As a representative of your company we would like to invite you to witness this PACE interview which will be conducted live during the event. There will also be the opportunity to witness The Operation Director being cross questioned by a Barrister. Once completed there will be an opportunity to ask the Barrister and Hayley Saunders a Lawyer from Shoosmiths, questions about the process and of the individuals involved with the case.

      Cost £25 per person. tea/coffee and lunch will be provided. If you would like any further information then please contact Ian Weekes on 0115 9377500  or ian.weekes@hse.gsi.gov.uk  Please complete BOOKING FORM and mail WITH PAYMENT to Ian Weekes at HSE, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth Nottingham NG12 5GG

    • 08 April 2014 Places Available Health & Safety Awareness Day

      Coleg Sir Gar, Ammanford Campus, Carmarthen  SA18 3TA

      This popular half day free event is aimed at college apprentices/students. Topics covered include working at height, scaffolding and asbestos. There will be demonstrations as well as talks and the opportunity to ask questions from those working in the construction industry. For enquiries, please email sharon.holmes@hse.gsi.gov.uk or anne.redman@hse.gsi.gov.uk or phone 029 2026 3033.

    • 10 April 2014 Places Available Exploring Health and Safety Accreditation – NEW DATE ANNOUNCED

      Worcestershire County Cricket Club

      This free half-day event is the perfect opportunity for you to gain a better understanding of why health and safety pre-qualification is important, and how your company could benefit.

      Download the flyer for full details and booking information.

      Invitation/Booking Form April 2014 [1.39MB]

    • 10 April 2014 Fully Booked Health, Safety & Awareness day for construction students at Llandrillo College, Colwyn Bay

      Llandrillo College,Rhos-on-sea, Colwyn Bay LL28 4HZ

      This event is aimed at construction trade apprentices and will cover the topics of Work at Height, Occupational Health, Face fitting, Danger with construction plant & Risk Assessments.

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