Archive January 2014

Conference 2014 Speaker Synopses

Dave Carr, PgD, MIIRSM, DiPSM, RFaPS Managing DirectorCallsafe Services Limited 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.
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Job Vacancies at Callsafe Services Ltd

Callsafe Services are currently seeking to expand our team and have vacancies for an experienced CDM Coordinator and a Construction Health and Safety Trainer. CDM Co-ordinator The CDMC position is to support our recently renewed contract with a major client throughout England, but would also be available for support to our other CDMC appointments. Ideally, the person required would also be an experienced and qualified trainer. Must be RMaPS (CDMC) Must be CMIOSH or MIIRSM/FIIRSM Must have...
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Webinar Fire Risk Assessment September 2013

Current fire legislation requires that almost all workplaces undertake a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment and that the responsible person takes steps to protect the safety of occupants, visitors and those in the immediate vicinity. This covers issues such as; who is responsible for ensuring compliance, their legal obligations, the necessity for fire risk assessments, ensuring the assessment is undertaken by a competent person and how to tell if your assessor is competent? This webinar,...
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Health and Safety Conference 2014

BREAKING NEWS: You can now register and pay for Conference Tickets online. Click here for more information....
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What is "Reasonably Practicable"?

Most of the duties under CDM2007 are qualified by the term "so far as is reasonably practicable". This is a judgement in which the quantum of risk is weighed against the cost to eliminate or reduce the risk. Where the risk is high, then the resources used to overcome that risk may also be considerable. This balance judges the risks to the health and safety of people against the costs involved in eliminating, reducing or controlling those risks.  This means that having identified a risk associated...
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