5 week course: Health and Safety, London

30 October - 27 November, 2017

Venue address:

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

About this event

Week 1: Health – Safety – Welfare and your Professional Review

Monday 30 October

Speaker: Lloyd Edmonds, Associate, Mott MacDonald and ICE H&S Group Chair

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

Week 2: The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Monday 6 November

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 3: An Introduction to Designer Duties Under CDM 2015

Monday 13 November

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

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

Week 4: H&S Management and Technological developments

Monday 20 November

Speaker: Nick Boyle, Technical Solutions Director, Balfour Beatty

  • 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
  • How new technological developments affect H&S in construction

Week 5: Managing CDM and Thames Tideway

Monday 27 November

Speakers: Paul Breslin, HSW Assurance & Compliance Manager, Tideway

  • Project Overview
  • Tideway Management Arrangements
  • Roles and Responsibilities, Appointments and Competence
  • Tideway CDM


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

All prices include VAT.

Please note that you must have student membership status to qualify for the £30 rate. Bookings will be checked to ensure compliance.

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