The next meeting is 10th September

The next meeting will be on 10th of September

The Topic for the meeting is

  • What’s Safety All About?  (Is it to demonstrate that safety is just informed common sence?)   A speaker from HSE will discuss 
  • Supporting topic, HSE information

Tea and Coffee are available in the lobby from 1.45pm, the meeting starts at 2.15pm.



The last Meeting was 14th May

Meeting started 2.15pm

Thanks to all who attended

Agenda for the meeting included

The group acknowledging the contribution of a member John Evans who is retiring after 64 years work. John has supported the group for decades and held several posts including Chair on several occasions.

All at the group wished him well, John was presented with a give by the current Chair Karl Tindale as a token of the groups appreciation of his contribution over the years

2018 14th May Gen AGM Minutes

Thanks to David Cole from Sandfield Penstock  Solutions will discussed Containment systems for the prevention of pollution 2014 and CIRIA 736.

Thanks to Ian Crow for discussing HSE priorities what are you doing with regards to health and well-being in the workplace?

Thanks to Graham O’Neill for informing the group of the working parties set up for the HSE National Construction Division Welfare project,

Graham O’Neill provided an introduction on the work being carried out in preparation for new guidance being developed.


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;





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.

Lifting Operations on Construction Sites_Presentation_John Ellis_12_03_18

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.

Bull Products