5 week course: Health and Safety, London

17 October - 14 November, 2016

Venue address:

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

About this event

Starting Monday 17 October 2016 - arrive at 6pm for a 6.30pm start.

Week 1: An Introduction to H&S and your Professional Review, Monday 17th October 2016

Speaker: TBC

  • An introduction to UK H&S law
  • Health, review Safety & Welfare in your professional

Week 2: An Introduction to Designer Duties Under CDM 2015, Tuesday 25th October 2016

Speaker: Chris Hayward, Senior Health and Safety Consultant, Arup

  • Legal Context
  • Duty Holders
  • Designer Duties
  • Designer Interventions – Practical Examples
  • Future Changes

Week 3: The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Monday 31st October 2016

Speaker: Ann Metherall, Health and Safety Partner, Burges Salmon LLP

  • Philosophy behind the Act
  • General Duties, Individual obligations, Powers of HSE, reverse burden of proof
  • Offenses and defences
  • Link to the Corporate Manslaughter Act

Week 4: H&S Management – A Principal Contractor's View, Monday 7th November 2016

Speaker: TBC

  • The accident cascade: accident causation and its effect on the different stages of the construction process
  • Common accident causes on site, effective mitigation and prevention
  • H&S management within a principal contractors organisation, policies, values, management systems

Week 5: Technological developments and H&S, Monday 14TH November 2016

Speaker: TBC

  • How new technological developments affect H&S in construction
  • Drones, BIM and other technological developments


£30 for student members
£120 for ICE members
£180 for non-members


For registration and further information please contact:

Nalini Solanki
t: +44 (0)20 7665 2108
e: nalini.solanki@ice.org.uk
w: ice.org.uk/london

Event materials

The following materials are available for download: