competent advice on lev

Joint meeting with ILEVE

How do you find good advice when choosing an LEV solution? Come to our last event of the session on the 12th June at 2pm and find out. We meet in Room 2, Abercorn Conference Centre, West College Scotland. We welcome Adrian Sims from Vent-Tech Ltd to our joint meeting with ILEVE. ILEVE promotes air quality in the workplace. The organisation aims to reduce ill health and death due to airborne contamination and hazardous substances in the working environment. Adrian will be discussing the challenges selecting competent advice, what to look for and common pitfalls to avoid when purchasing LEV[…]

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Whitelee Windfarm

Site Visit to Whitelee Windfarm

On the 8th May we are going on a site visit to Whitelee Wind-farm at 2:30pm (note time change). Tony Gannon, Head of New Technology Delivery from Scottish Power Renewables will give a presentation on Iberdrola/Scottish Power Renewables, Wind-farm construction and the various HSE issues around site. Everyone will go on a bus tour round the site. Whitelee is the UK’s largest onshore wind farm, located on Eaglesham Moor just 20 minutes from central Glasgow. Its 215 turbines generate up to 539 megawatts of electricity, enough to power almost 300,000 homes. Works have commenced to expand the car park so there may[…]

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Building Personal Resilience

Building Personal Resilience

On the 10th April at 2pm in Room 2, Abercorn Conference Centre, West College Scotland, Jessica Smyrl of YSM Solutions spoke on Building Personal Resilience. Why do some people appear to adapt to stressful situations better than others? Why do some recover from adverse experiences when others don’t, and cope with high work demands more successfully? And why do some seem to deal better with change? This is the topic of resilience. Learning to adapt by looking after your own resilience will put you in a position to help others. In this meeting you will gain an understanding of what resilience is[…]

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Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting 2019

Annual General Meeting On 13th March at 2pm in RN 106, Renfrew North Building, West College Scotland, we will be holding our Annual General Meeting. Volunteer and take an active role in running the group, if you or someone you know wish to be considered for the committee or as an office bearer, please tell to the secretary. If you would like something to be discussed please send your business requests to the secretary. AGM Agenda: Adoption of previous AGM Minutes. Adoption of activity reports from office bearers. Recommendation and election of committee & office bearers. Honorarium & expenses. Membership subscriptions. Changes to[…]

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unconcious bias

Unconcious Bias

Everyone has unconscious biases. They are simply the brain’s way of coping with and categorising all the information we receive every day. Our tendency to discriminate against a group or type of person may not be intentional, but we can still do something to change it. The more we expose ourselves to ideas, images and words that challenge negative stereotypes, the less discriminatory we will be. Safety professionals can play a key role in unearthing these hidden biases. When faced with a negative event, how often does the first idea for which there is evidence capture the organisation’s attention? Subsequent[…]

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