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Healthy Collaboration on Safety

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has launched a series of practical Health and Safety Focus Forums in partnership with the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA).

Four events have been organised (two of which have already been held) and include key technical updates on core health and safety issues, e.g. the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and imminent changes to sentencing guidelines and a presentation by keynote speaker James Vernon of leading law firm Beale and Company.

“Adherence to best health and safety practice is crucial to all reputable businesses and represents a key element in the independent competence assessment regime with which all must comply,” explained Tim Rook, Technical Director, BESA. “By partnering with the ECA in this important enterprise, BESA is making a valuable contribution to the raising of health and safety standards across building engineering services and the wider construction industry.”

The forums still to be held are on Thursday, 14 April 2016, Holiday Inn, Rugby, Warwickshire; Thursday, 21 April 2016 Holiday Inn, Garforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire. Both begin at 10am and finish at 16.30. Attendance at all Health and Safety Focus Forums is free to members of the BESA and ECA. The non-members delegate fee is £150.00 (plus VAT) per event.

For further information, visit the website: https://www.thebesa.com/events/

Picture: Two health and safety forums are being held by BESA and ECA and our image shows delegates at the recent event in Newport, Gwent


 


 

Article written by Mike Gannon

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