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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!!






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, June 13, 2018 Places Available

    Groundworks Health and Safety Event

    Komatsu UK, Durham Road, Birtley, Chester le Street  DH3 2QX

    This half day event is a series of talks and practical demonstrations on the following topics - (1) Excavation safety support systems & lightweight equipment demonstration; (2) Essential knowledge/basics of Temporary Works within groundworks; (3) Confined spaces overview & groundwork considerations (including a mobile confined spaces trailer to crawl through!); (4) Rescue from 'open excavations' demonstration; (5) Utility strike avoidance. The event includes a factory tour of Komatsu UK, one of the biggest suppliers of construction equipment in the UK.  We expect this event to be hugely popular and is therefore limited to two delegates per company.

    Groundworks SHAD Flyer Booking Form 13.6.18 [631.53KB]

  • Friday, June 15, 2018 Places Available

    Asbestos Management: Including Asbestos in Soils

    Chateau Impney Hotel & Exhibition Centre Elizabethan Suite Droitwich Spa Worcestershire England WR9 0BN
    This event is aimed at any person in construction, particularly those involved in the refurbishment or demolition of property and groundworkers. It will also appeal to project managers and principle designers. This will act as a reminder about the hazards associated with asbestos, will discuss asbestos management and shed light on the obligations of those working on construction sites. Particular attention will be given to Asbestos in Soils as there is an increasing awareness within the industry as brownfield/contaminated sites continue to be developed. Look forward to a fresh view on the different types of surveys and when they are required. We’ll also look at the very real consequences of a poor survey, discussing the negative exposure, the fines & clean up costs that will be incurred. In addition, the training and standards required for competence will be discussed. The speakers at the event have a wealth of knowledge to share and can be a great source for guidance and support. Whether you are a self-employed, an employer or run a small building company, this free event is a must to attend and booking early is recommended. BOOK NOW to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

    Asbestos SHAD Booking Form [612.07KB]

  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 Places Available

    Fire Safety in Construction event (FREE TO ATTEND)

    Askham Bryan Agricultural College, Askham Bryam, York YO23 3FR

    FREE event which will run from 9.00am - 12.30am.

    The event will be a morning seminar with 5 x 20 minute presentations covering different aspects of fire in construction.


    1. HSE: What an Inspector is looking for on a site visit

    2. HFR Solutions: Specifics of fire protection during refurbishment, fire stopping

    3. Hanson & Beard: Importance of specification, standards, quality, examples of bad practice, consequences

    4. North Yorkshire Fire Service: What information they require, importance of early liaison, routes to and around site

    5. Structural Timber Association: Specifics of site control during construction, erection process, 16 steps guide.


    There will be numerous exhibitors providing information on fire risk assessment,emergency plans, training, fire alarm systems, flammable liquid storage, firefighting

    equipment, fire compartmentation.

    Delegates will be able to engage with the exhibitors before and after the seminar and we have allowed for a 10 minute break between each presentation to facilitate changeover of speakers and create additional opportunities when delegates can engage with the exhibitors.

    This is a FREE event.

    To Book Your Places please use the link below:

    Full details in attached flyer.  Bookings can be made via Eventbrite (see link in flyer).

    Fire Safety in Construction event flyer [1.28MB]