Free Safety Event for Small Builders

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The last meeting was on the 9th April

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.

greenrhino-logo 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; aleyton@capturegreen.com

 

 

 

 

The last meeting was 12th March Lifting Operations

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.

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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.

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IF ANY OTHER MEMBER WOULD LIKE TO DO A PRESENTATION PLEASE DISCUSS AT THE MEETING OR EMAIL THE CHAIR

The last Meeting was 12th February

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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.

GDPR Clinic feb 2018

  • The new GDPR regulation brings certain obligations and duties to businesses regarding their handling of personal data, and it provides 8 new rights for the data subjects (the people that the personal data relates to). There is a further set of duties placed on business to uphold those 8 new rights. The session will explain the new GDPR requirements and each of the 8 new rights, with pointers and links to further reading or information sources. It aims to provide practical guidance and structure so that delegates will be able understand what the GDPR means to them, and what they have to put in place to become compliant.

Our second speaker is from HSE regarding “Modern Slavery” one again thanks to the HSE  for consistently supporting the group. Modern Slavery presentation Feb18