Annual General Meeting 2018

Notice of the 2018 Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday the 14th March at 2pm in RN 145, Renfrew North Building, West College Scotland, Paisley. AGM business includes reports for the year and nomination of officer bearers. We are looking for volunteers to join the committee, nominate yourself or someone you know. Nominations or any other business you would like to raise please contact us.

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AB Awards 2017

Alan Butler Silver Award 2017

Award photo from L to R: Alan Gunn Chair of Safety Group West Scotland (SGWS); Jane Murdoch, Vice Chair of the Scottish Chamber of Safety (SCoS); Norman Stevenson, Chair of Safety Groups UK (SGUK) & Chair SCoS; and John Sproul, Secretary of SGWS. Also with Jane; Sarah Jones, HSE & The Lord Brougham and Vaux, President of SGUK. SGWS were delighted to attend the House of Lords on Monday, 29th January and receive a Silver Alan Butler Award. The Awards are organised by the Safety Groups UK (SGUK) and held annually to recognise, celebrate and communicate the success of Safety Groups and individuals[…]

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Mental Health, the elephant in the room?

Claire Walsh, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing from BAE Systems Naval Ships asks, “are you finding it difficult to start the conversation about mental health in the workplace”? What’s your experience been when you start to chip away at the stigma? How can you engage your workforce in this important topic to start the journey to a mentally healthy workplace? In response to demand from companies to find out more about how to support colleagues, change the culture within their organisation and realise the financial benefits of prioritising good mental health practices. Claire Walsh joins us to share the[…]

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Legal Update

Legal Update & Sentencing Guidelines

Starting a brand new session of Safety Group West Scotland, we are pleased to welcome back Lindsay McNeill of Pinsent Masons LLP who will be giving a a legal update at 2pm on the 13th September at our usual venue in RN145, West College Scotland. With the close of the Scottish Consultation document in August and the nearly 100% increase in fines in England and Wales we look forward to some case studies and debate on what impact you think these changes will have on your businesses risk management.  We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.

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Site Visit to Malcolm Heritage Centre

In a change to the advertised meeting, the final meeting of this sessions programme will be held at 2pm on the 14th of June at the Donald Malcolm Heritage Centre in Linwood. The Donald Malcolm Heritage Centre was built by Andrew Malcolm, in memory of his father, Donald, known and respected as one of the greatest and most enigmatic businessmen ever seen in the Scottish Road transport industry. Now the legend lives on in the Heritage Centre. The building itself was reconstructed from an original shed that was dismantled at Brookfield, the company’s old headquarters. It houses a unique display of[…]

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