Next Meeting

We are bringing together the Programme for 2024. This will be updated as soon as speakers are confirmed.

Thursday, 27th June 2024
"Sun Safety for Employees"
Presentation by Nicola Wheatley
Product & Compliance Training Lead SC Johnson Professional

Teas/Coffees & Networking from 7:30 am
with Breakfast – 8:00 am

Not a member but would like to join us for breakfast - please contact us

email info@waseg.co.uk or 01502 731048

We normally meet for Breakfast on the last Thursday of the Month (excluding July & August)

Forthcoming Meetings

Thursday, 26th September 2024
Details to follow

Thursday, 31st October 2024
Details to follow

Thursday, 28th November 2024
Details to follow

December 2024

Previous Meetings and Presentations

Thursday, 30th May 2024
Visit to Clays
Clays Ltd

Thursday, 25th Apr 2024
Presentation by Luke Middlemiss
Sales Manager Smartlog

Smartlog is cloud-based fire and health & safety compliance management software for businesses of all forms and sizes.

Thursday, 28th March 2024
"Update on the Sizewell C Project"
Presentation by Miles Vartan
from Vartan Consultancy

Thursday, 29th Feb 2024
"Health & Safety Prosecutions and Process"
Our speaker is Rebecca Utton
Associate, Regulatory and CorporateDefence Birketts LLP

Thursday, 25th Jan 2024
"Clean Energy Development"
Our speaker is Ian Pease
Business Development Manager-All Energy at Orbis Energy

Thursday, 21st December 2023
AGM and Christmas Lunch

Thursday, 30th November 2023
" Management of respirable dust within the workplace."
Our speaker will be Ben Crane
Product Specialist Manager

Thursday, 19th October 2023
" Asbestos awareness session"
Our speaker is Stewart Powell
Head of Compliance and Business Development
John F Hunt Ltd - Environmental Division
will also talk about Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete - RACC - this presenation had to be cancelled at short notice
Stewart will now give this presentation in the new year. Diane Colquhoun kindly gave a presentation to members on Legionnaires Disease at short notice.

Thursday, 28th September 2023
"Trip to Great Blakenham Recycling Centre"

Thursday, 29th June 2023
"Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace"
Presentation by Duncan Carmichael
from Agriyork 400 Ltd

The Presentation covers:

The Law as it pertains to testing programmes. Management duty of care, maintaining a safe workplace.

Drug Driving Section 5a offences and application. Company drivers. What the police are and are not doing at the roadside.

How tests work. Urine, oral fluid and breath testing

Testing policy – Make yours defensible.

Thursday, 25th May 2023
" Health and Safety in Book printing at Clays"
What Clays do, includes a short presentation on how we make a book and then a talk on how we deal with day-to-day H/S within our workplace.
Clays Ltd

Thursday, 27th April 2023
"Road Safety - Managing Occupational Risk"
Our speaker will be Roger Bibbings former RoSPA's occupational safety adviser.

Thursday, 30th March 2023
"Accident and Incident Investigation"
Frank Sykes, Former Principal Inspector at the Health and Safety Executive,
will be our speaker.

Thursday, 23rd February 2023
"Safety and Environmental Aspects of a Tourism Boating Business"
Our speaker is John Kitching of
Jet Adventures

Thursday, 26th January 2023
"Coastal Erosion and Flooding"
Presentation by Madeline Fallon
East Suffolk Council
More details of the work of Coastal Partnership East
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