Next Meeting

28 September 2017
Extended Breakfast meeting (half day)

Not a member but interested in attending, then please make contact with our secretary.



Forthcoming Meetings

We are still bringing together the 2017 Programme, this will be updated as soon as speakers are confirmed.

28th September 2017
19th October 2017
30th November 2017
Details to follow

14th December 2017
Annual General Meeting and Christmas Meal




Previous Meetings and Presentations

29th June 2017
"Presentation and Demonstration of electric powered sack truck"
Presented by Mark Bridges and Andy Bunn
MGB Easy Handling

Driven by innovation, MGB developed the Goodsman and Binboy range of electric powered sack trucks to take the strain away from manual handling tasks in both domestic and commercial environments

25th May 2017
"Environmental Sustainability"
Presented by Paul Pritchard.

Paul Pritchard has wide experience in corporate sustainability with particular emphasis on financial services, innovation and value chains. Following research on modelling heavy metal contamination he worked for several consultancies on corporate environmental management systems and due diligence auditing. He joined the RSA Insurance Group in their investment and capital functions before serving as UK Head of Corporate Responsibility (during which time RSA was recognised as one of the UK’s Best Green Companies 2009-2011). He has been Vice Chairman of IEMA and a Fellow at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and is currently working with Iken as an independent sustainability adviser supporting the development of sustainable products and services.

27th April 2017
"That's another fine mess you've got me into"
Presented by John Claxton, Retired HSE Inspector.
30th March 2017
"The British Safety Industry Federation"
Presented by Alan Murray
Chief Executive Officer British Safety Industry Federation

The British Safety Industry Federation are the Trade Body in the UK for the Safety Industry(BSIF). Its role is to support businesses who keep people safe and healthy while they are at work. The presentation will cover the BSIF Strategy and the elements key to the industry’s development over the coming years.

23rd February 2017
"Cultural Safety- Engagement and Business Performance"
Presented by Kevin Hard
RyderMarsh OCAID


26th January 2017
"Hand and Eye Protection"
Presented by Matthew Marsh
Technical Support Services Executive
Uvex Safety Limited (UK) LTD

The presentation will be on Hand and Eye protection. This session will also include going through the EN standards etc and maybe the new Glove Cut Standard – time permitting



Meetings and Presentations 2016
Meetings and Presentations 2015