Following government advice to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our meetings and visits have been cancelled. We will resume normal activities as soon as possible. Keep safe and well.

Next Meeting



Thursday, 26th March 2020- Cancelled
"Site Visit"

Visit to Great Blakenham waste recycling



Forthcoming Meetings

We are still bringing together the Programme for the 2020. This will be updated as soon as speakers are confirmed.





Previous Meetings and Presentations



Thursday, 27th February 2020
"Respiratory protective equipment (RPE)"
Presentation by Paul Chamberlain
from Wefitrpe Ltd



Thursday, 30th January 2020
"Carlton Marshes"
Presentation by Michael Strand
from Suffolk Wildlife Trust



AGM and Christmas Lunch on Thursday, 12th December 2019
Thursday, 28th November 2019
"Dust Control"
Presentation by Paul Gibbard
from Dustcontrol UK Ltd

Dust Control provide a range of portable dust extractors for industrial and construction use for large and small companies in all types of industries, Paul will give an overview of the rules/regulations relating to dust as well as explaining how his Company also provide expert answers to the question “how can you capture and extract different kinds of particles and pollutants in the best possible way for you business?"



Thursday, 31st October 2019

Late Change of Speaker

"Use of defibrillators"

Presentation and demonstration by Michele Judd

from MJ Training

AED Information Sheet with thanks to Michele Judd of MJ Training Ltd


Thursday, 26th September 2019 at 09:00 until noon
"Half-day Seminar"

Seminar Presentations

Online Ergonomics Risk Assessment
Avoiding Staff Absences

Psychological and Physiological Principles of fitting the equipment and task to the end user

Mark Rigby from Online Ergonomics Ltd

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace


Mental Health First Aid: Michele Judd

Hands on Relaxation Techniques: Natalie Forwood

from MJ Training

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Bob Ludgate from Ludgate Consultancy & Training Ltd

Thursday, 27th June 2019
"Site Visit"


Thursday, 23rd May 2019
"Making Every Contact Count"
Presentation by Alison Begley
from One Life Suffolk
More Information

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) training is being delivered across the Nation and is supported by Public Health England.

Thursday, 25th April 2019
"Ergonomics and Human Factors"
Presentation by Sarah Tapley MSc C.ErgHF
of Tapley Ergonomics Ltd

Our speaker will cover how Ergonomics and Human Factors can help H&S professionals and how the discipline is so much more than chairs, desks and manual handling.

Update: Due to unexpected personal reasons our speaker was unable to attend, she offers her apologies, we will reschedule for a later date.

Thursday, 28th March 2019
Presentation by Jo Friar
of Warwick International Computer Systems

Warwick International is a software business with comprehensive solutions for the management of Health & Safety and Occupational Health.

For over 28 years, they have promoted and supported a healthier workforce with innovative Occupational Health and Health & Safety software. They support organisations with their responsibility to keep employee’s safety and well-being on top of the business agenda.

Their software enables organisations to deliver critical services effectively and as efficiently as they can.

Thursday, 31st January 2019
"Waste Minimization and Management"
Presentation by Amy Coulter
Senior Environmental Business Advisor for Suffolk Groundwork

Amy will discuss how the businesses she works with address waste minimisation and waste management issues.

Amy also works on the BEE Anglia programme which is offering SMEs free energy reviews and grant funding for energy efficiency measures and free accreditation to the Carbon Charter She will explain how businesses can get involved and take advantage of the funding which is currently available.



Meetings and Presentations 2018
Meetings and Presentations 2017