Group Meeting Wednesday 4 March 2020

The Topic for the next meeting of the Group will be Entitled,


Jeff Swales from rradar solicitors will discuss what happens during a visit from the HSE, what powers they have and what you should do and not do to comply with your legal obligations while protecting the interests of the business.

Also Bill Leigh, Sewell’s will explain what arrangements Sewell’s have in place for when a regulator visits their premises/sites.

SGUK Annual Awards Presentations

Monday 24 February at The Gladstone Library, Royal Horseguards Hotel, One Whitehall Place, London HOHSG will receive their Gold Award in Excellence in Safety Award. Colin and Linda Smith will be representing the Group and receiving the Award on our behalf.

Closing Date for Awards Entries.

The closing date for this years award entries is fast approaching. Entries need to be in by 28 February, don’t forget You can’t win it if you don’t enter.

85th Anniversary Awards Evening

Use the link below to find out all the details of the great evening.


Local Engineering company require HSQE Advisor:

– based in Hull, project focussed including international travel.
– Support Site and HSQE Management system activities as we maintain & develop Quality, Environmental and H&S accreditations.
– Fast paced and exciting environment covering engineering, construction and corporate aspects activities with development opportunities.

Candidate profile: (in brief)
– 3 years advisory role experience
– NEBOSH Construction Certificate
– Environmental Certificate
– Construction / Engineering background essential
– Quality Management System (ISO 9001) experience
– CDM Experience
– Auditing Qualification

if you would like to discuss this vacancy, please contact

Dale Robinson


On M: +44 7791 849 354 | T: +44 (0) 1482 785 600 (Ext: 218)

Daifuku Airport Technologies is a trading name of Daifuku Logan Ltd.


85th Anniversary Update

Please use the link below to access the article published in the Hull Daily Mail Flashback Section on Monday 20 January 2020

  Scan of 20th January 2020 b

Photo/Image/Text reproduced by kind permission of Hull Daily Mail & Stuart Russel


PROGRAMME for 2020

Meetings will take place at the ARCO NDC, Henry Boot Way, Hull, HU4 7DY, unless otherwise stated.



Title Topic
8 January Group Meeting Mental Health & Occupational Well Being
4 March Group Meeting When the HSE Inspector calls
8 April Seminar (13.00 start) Risk Assessments and more
6 May AGM / Group Meeting AGM / Inductions
1 July Group Meeting

Please note change of venue

Tour and talk about the offshore industry – Bostonair Group, Norwood House, Norwood, Beverley, HU17 9ET
2 September Group Meeting Permit to work and lock-out systems
8 October Seminar (Full Day)

(9.30 start)

Health Risks at Work [Mental Health]
4 November Group Meeting Update on the CDM Regulations
9 January Group Meeting Gas Cylinder Safety

Report from Barry Clinch of The Awards Committee

Safety Performance Award Winner

Daifuku Logan

Commended for their zero accident strategy;

Focus on identifying near misses and observation of potential accident situations; setting clear standards; and strong top down safety leadership.

Environment Award Winner

St Stephen’s Shopping Centre

Commended for almost zero carbon emissions; massive reduction in energy consumption and water reduction; on site recycling; green roof; and bug hotel.

Arco Award Winner

Bericap UK Ltd

Commended for their machine layout best practice; MEWP’s high level access procedures; risk assessments and hazard identification programmes.

President’s Award

The Sewell Group

For its unstinting support of the HOHSG through all the Group’s trials and tribulations in recent years. Truly a Good Samaritan.

Individual Award

Colin (and Linda) Smith

For keeping the group running smoothly over many years. Without them the group would have long ago floundered.



Upcoming Events
1:00 pm March Group Meeting
March Group Meeting
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
When the HSE Inspector calls
HSE Bulletins