HOHSG SAFETY AWARD DEADLINE – WEDNESDAY 28th FEBRUARY 2018

Just a reminder about the deadline for entries to our Safety Award competition.   The criteria have now been updated and can be accessed through the Members’ Section of this website.  Any problems please let the Secretary know about them.  If you are pushed to meet the deadline you could try contacting Barry Clinch for an extension!

Next meeting – Wednesday 7th March 2018 – Group Meeting + Topic – Confined Spaces
Meet up at the Sewell Studio from 13:00 for tea and coffee.  The Group Meeting starts at 13:30 with the usual agenda, which includes a review of HSE activities over the past 2 months followed by questions from the audience.  Finally, Ken Smith will present best practice regarding identification of confined spaces and procedures to ensure safe entry and working.   Finish about 15:30.

HSE Definition:  A confined space is a place which is substantially enclosed (though not always entirely), and where serious injury can occur from hazardous substances or conditions within the space or nearby (e.g. lack of oxygen).   So even a small non-ventilated room or service duct may be classed a confined space.  Come along to find out more.  All welcome.

Venue:  Sewell Studio, Geneva Way, off Leads Road, Hull HU7 0DG.

ALL WELCOME TO ATTEND.

You may also be interested in
… the Health and Wellbeing at Work event at Birmingham NEC on the 6th and 7th March.  For more information check out their website.

Also at the NEC Birmingham, this time 10th – 12th April is the Health & Safety Event – For more information check out their website.  This event is also run on the 9th and 10th October at EventCity, Manchester – more details here.

Join HOHSG
Humberside Occupational Health & Safety Group is a not-for-profit organisation for companies (large and small), consultants and self-employed wishing to stay abreast with current health and safety legislation and best practice.  You can also join as an individual or student with an interest in H&S.  So, find out how other companies in the Humberside region comply with their Health and Safety responsibilities by coming to our meetings.  And as a member you have access to all HOHSG documents, minutes and presentations.  However, you get so much more from attending the meetings and seminars and talking to the topic presenters and other members of the group.

We hold a series of meetings and events throughout the year.  You can see a full list under the Meetings Tab above.  New potential members can attend one meeting for free before deciding whether to join or not.

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