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The Working Well Together groups usually run more than 60 events across England, Scotland and Wales every year. Most of the events are free to attend and we usually feed you too!  So come along, meet and speak with industry experts and don't forget to pick up a WWT SHAD Pack on your way out!!

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See the list below to see what’s happening in your area. For each event, click on the link to download the programme and booking form. With more than 60 events each year (1 a week), there is always something being planned and we are constantly uploading new events to this page so, bookmark this page and check back regularly.

 

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  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Places Available

    FREE Health and Safety Event

    Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich. IP3 8UH

     

    This FREE half day event by the Anglia Working Well Together (WWT) group will provide attendees with practical up-to-date information, help and advice to help them take appropriate measures to protect their own and their employees’ health and safety .

     

    Jason Anker; who became paralyzed from the waist following an avoidable incident on a construction site; will be at the event to speak about the impact of workplace accidents on all involved ( the worker, family and friends).The event will feature exhibitions and demonstrations of the latest equipment as well as sessions and presentations on the following:

    ·       Work at Height – selection and use of Mobile Elevating Working Platforms (MEWPs).

    ·       Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) – minimizing exposure to hand and arm vibrations when selecting/using hand held tools and machinery.

    ·       Dusts – controlling exposures to construction dusts as prolonged and regular exposure to construction dusts can cause life-changing lung diseases.

    ·       Fire prevention – why accidents happen with Industrial gases and what should be done regarding the safe use, handing & storage of gases and associated equipment.

    ·       Mental Health - mental health (work-related stress, depression or anxiety) now accounts for the most commonly reported work-related illness. Learn more about managing mental health issues and the support available to help with this.

     

    If you are a self-employed builder or run a small building company this free event is a great opportunity to network with industry experts and equipment manufacturers and also to get up to date, practical advice on managing health and safety issues in construction.

     

    Book now!

     

    WWT Anglia SHAD Flyer Oct 2018 [944.73KB]