5 week course: Health and Safety, London

29 October - 20 November, 2018

Venue address:

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

Starting Monday 15 October 2018 – 6:30 - 8:00pm

Week 1: Health,  Safety, Welfare and your Professional Review, Monday 15 October

Speaker: Lloyd Edmonds, Associate, Mott MacDonald

  • 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 29 October

Speaker: Dr Donald Lamont, Director, Hyperbaric & Tunnel Safety Ltd

  • 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 5 November

Speaker:Joanna Pinder, Associate Health & Safety Consultant, AECOM

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

Week 4: H&S Management and Technological developments, Monday 12 November

Speaker: Nick Boyle, Technical Innovation Director, Balfour Beatty Plc

  • 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: Health & Safety Case Study: Wessex Capacity Alliance, Tuesday 20 November

Speaker: Joseph Hagan, Head of Safety - Infrastructure, Colas Rail

  • Examples Health & Safety issues related to this project
  • How CDM 2015 applied in this project
  • What technology / measures are applied in this project to control the risks
  • What things can be done better to control the risks


£25 for student members
£100 for ICE members
£150 for non-members

Prices exclude VAT


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

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