Topic for the meeting was Environmental issues
The first part of the meeting was used to discuss how members deal with Environmental issues i.e. Spills, Pollution response, silt management etc.
The second part of the meeting was a demonstration of products from Green Rhino who are designers and manufacturers of pollution prevention products, the Green Rhino range of products are designed to offer a dynamic approach to pollution control. These are used by major contractors, Utility Companies, Highways projects, Rail projects and house builders around the UK.
The local distributor; Cusack P F Tool Supplies Ltd will be on hand to advise on supply and availability of the products.
The third part of the meeting was to discuss the solutions available and potential relevant application in member companies.
Big thanks to Adam Leyton from Green Rhino for his demonstration and information as part of a interactive meeting with the members. If you wish to contact him further information email; email@example.com
Thanks to all our speakers
One of our members John Ellis from Callsafe Services for providing an intresting overview of lifting operations.
John discussed the requirements of BS 7121 including general good practice with safe lifting operations using cranes on construction sites, also Signposting to CPA guidance relating to contract and crane hire lifting operations.
The second speaker for the day was
Lewis Duff from Safer Spher
Lewis provided an overview of CDM 2015 and the Principal Designer role when implemented by the Principal Contractor under RIBA Stages 5-7
Also Bull products gave an overview of their products availabe in relation to Wirless alarm solutions to raise the alarm in the event of a fire on a construction site.
IF ANY OTHER MEMBER WOULD LIKE TO DO A PRESENTATION PLEASE DISCUSS AT THE MEETING OR EMAIL THE CHAIR
The main topic for the meeting is GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) which supersedes the Data Protection Act in May 2018.
This was delivered by David Mackay of Pro Networks, thank you for a detailed and understandable approach to the subject.
Our second speaker is from HSE regarding “Modern Slavery” one again thanks to the HSE for consistently supporting the group. Modern Slavery presentation Feb18