Safeguarding H&S by design: Utilising BIM effectively, London

14 September, 2017 | 14:30 - 17:30

ICE Health and Safety Days: How to create safer working environments by design?
ICE Health and Safety Days: How to create safer working environments by design?

About this event

Online registration for this event is now closed. If you want to join this event please email the ICE Events Team at or call +44 (0)20 7665 2226. 

The introduction of new technologies and the advancement of BIM adoption provide the construction industry with unique opportunities to create safer working environments by appropriate design.

Through dedicated presentations and discussion with the audience, the first part of this interactive seminar will:

  • Present the perspectives of both HSE and the Principal Designer
  • Give the opportunity to attendees to share their personal experience on the challenges they face and the barriers they come across in having a safer working environment

The second part of the seminar, led by ICE Training, will further explore:

  • Designing risk registers: SiD examples, RAG lists, BIM4H&S
  • How to identify the main CDM requirements on a project timeline in relation to the principal designer


14:00 Registration and refreshments

14:30 Introduction by the Chair
Margaret Sackey, Chair, ICE H&S Expert Panel

14:35 Client perspective
Senior Representative, Highways England
Case studies: Working to deliver improvements with respects to BIM and Health and Safety Management

14:50 Industry perspective
Raj Chaman, Operations Director, Mace
Christopher Lorraine, Design Director | Deputy Head of Design & Engineering, Mace

15:05 Training part 1
David Carr, ICE Training
Professor Billy Hare, ICE Training

15:35 Refreshments break

16:00 Training part 2
David Carr, ICE Training
Professor Billy Hare, ICE Training

16:30 HSE perspective
Gordon Crick, HM Inspector for Health and Safety, HSE
Improving H&S outcomes through the use of BIM and how to share information about hazards and risks with those who need it

16:45 Interactive discussion with the audience and the speakers
Chair: Margaret Sackey, Chair, ICE H&S Expert Panel

17:25 Summation from the chair
Margaret Sackey, Chair, ICE H&S Expert Panel

17:30 Close of seminar

Who should attend?

  • Building Surveyors
  • Design Engineers
  • Graduate Geotechnical Engineers
  • Senior Engineers
  • Design Managers
  • Consultants
  • Landscape Architect
  • Engineering Manager
  • Engineering Geologists
  • Structural Engineers
  • Heads of Design

On 14 September, ICE is also holding the Mock Trial 2017: Service Strike. Preview the programme and book your place at


Dave Carr, Managing Director, Callsafe Services

Dave Carr

Dave has had a varied career, having started as a Marine Engineering Artificer in the Royal Navy and subsequently working in the topsides and subsea construction and maintenance of North Sea oil and gas installations. During this period Dave performed many roles, including planning engineer, fabrications engineer, construction manager, quality assurance manager and technical author for health and safety management systems.

Dave has also worked in the water and manufacturing industries before joining Callsafe Services Ltd in 1996 as a health & safety consultant, becoming Managing Director in May 2004. He obtained a Post-graduate Diploma in Health and Safety Management in 2006, achieved Fellowship of the Association for Project Safety (APS) in 2007, is a Registered CDM Co-ordinator with the APS and is a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

Having been trained in the Royal Navy as a trainer for the Engineering school in 1978, Dave has continued to provide training throughout his career, and achieved the Level 3 Award in Education and Training in 2014. He is also an approved trainer for the APS, SPA, ICE and UKATA.

Gordon Crick
Construction Inspector, HSE, Chair, BIM4 Health and Safety Working Group

Gordon Crick

Gordon Crick joined HSE in 1992. Since 1999 Gordon has worked as a Construction Inspector, moving to ;the Construction Sector to work on operational policy and projects in 2004. Gordon has championed worker involvement and leadership in the Construction Sector and was part of the Team which developed the CDM 2015 Regulations. For the last eighteen months Gordon has chaired the BIM 4 Health and Safety Working Group.

From the working group Gordon has been involved in the development, through the British Standards Institute of the new PAS 1192 Part 6 – Specification for collaborative sharing and use of structured Health and Safety Information using BIM. Gordon sees exciting potential for a step change to improve construction design and planning, through application of digital technologies.

Margaret Sackey, Chair

Margaret Sackey

Margaret is a Senior H&S Manager, CDM & Construction, for the Construction Health, Safety & Tunnel Safety Team at Transport for London.

A Chartered Civil Engineer, Chair of ICE Health and Safety Expert
Panel and member of the ICE H&S Register (Advanced), a Chartered Safety Practitioner and an Honorary Fellow of Association for Project Safety, Margaret has over 29 years’ experience in civil engineering, construction, design, project management, and the provision of construction health and safety advice and assistance in both the public and private sector.