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Events

The Working Well Together campaign usually run about 60-65 events across England, Scotland and Wales every year. Most of the events are free to attend and we usually feed you too!

See the list below to see what’s happening in your area. For more information for each event, click on the link to download the programme and booking form. Bookmark this page as we are adding new events all the time.

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  • 16 June 2017 Places Available

    FREE Groundworkers Safety and Health Awareness Event

    This FREE event aims are to raise awareness of the safety risks when penetrating the ground. Whether it's simply to better understand ground conditions or why 'shallow' or 'deep' excavations fail, this event provides the latest advice and guidance. There will be opportunities to meet experts in the field of groundwork's and to seek advice. Importantly, this event is interactive, providing attendees the opportunity to view a series of "practical' sessions with equipment, both in and out of the ground on a mock 'live' site.  If you dig in the ground, supervise or manage groundworkers, manage a contractor or are self-employed this FREE half day event is for you.

     

    The program of presentations/ demonstrations will cover the following topics:

    - Lightweight shoring Range - what's available

    - Excavator mounted vibrators (EMV's), Pee-Augers, Vibration monitor alarms

    - Latest and most innovative way of safely pitching, driving, and extracting sheet piles

    - Temporary works - why an understanding is crucial to the groundwoker (classroom session)

    - Excavator mounted vibrators (EMV's), Pee-Augers, Vibration monitor warning alarm

    - Confined spaces demo/discussion carried out with C7G confined space mobile unit

    - Davit arm/harness/rescue - demo/discussion with davit arm attached to an excavator

    For further details and to reserve your place upload the flyer below and e-mail the booking form to belinda.hall@hse.gov.uk

    FREE Groundworkers Safety & Health Awareness Event 16th June 2017 [1.41MB]