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    CIVILS INDUSTRY PLANS TO STOP & MAKE A CHANGE

    First ever National stand-down event set for April 2017

    On 18th April 2017 organisations from across the UK infrastructure sector will take part in a national event with construction sites, offices and production facilities putting work on hold to focus on how everyone can work together to build a healthier, safer industry.

    Organisations have agreed to put in place a series of commitments which they will implement within their businesses and a panel of industry leaders have identified four key priority areas for 2017 namely:

    The event will allow leading UK infrastructure contractors and customers the opportunity to speak directly to employees and suppliers about health, safety & wellbeing issues, and to make commitments to actions targeting improved performance in these areas.

    Who is involved?

    Stop. Make a Change has been developed by an industry working group that includes representatives from BAM Nuttall, Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Costain, Environment Agency, Highways England, Morgan Sindall, Kier, Lagan, New Civil Engineer, Skanska and VolkerWessels UK.

    Involvement is open to any organisation that is involved in the construction and/or maintenance of the UK’s transport and utility networks.

    Other organizations so far backing the event include Crossrail, Heathrow Airport, HS2 Ltd, and Network Rail.

    How do I get involved?

    If you and your organisation would like to be involved in Stop. Make a Change. or would life further information, just contact enquiries@ceca.co.uk and a joining pack will be sent to you with full details.

    A series of resources will be made available ahead of the event with details relating to individual commitments, about follow-on training activities; and about communications activities.

    There is no cost to take part in Stop. Make a Change. All development costs have been met by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association with support from the Construction Industry Training Board.

    Where can I find more details?

    Full details of the event including registration, briefing documents, news updates and subsequent training will be available at www.stopmakeachange.co.uk

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