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South West Wales Estates Engagement Project (SWWEEP) training

As part of the SWWEEP, Swansea Council and their partners are offering free health and safety training to small and medium businesses on 8 November at 4.30pm.

The training has been targeted to meet the needs of your business. It will also give your business further opportunities to discuss any questions or concerns you have with a number of professionals.

The training can also help businesses deal with the real risks in the workplace and can result in reducing sickness levels.

The project is being delivered by a range of partners including the Health and Safety Executive, Swansea Council, Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Swansea and West Wales Occupational Safety Group and Health Working Wales.

The training will take place on Wednesdy 8 November 2017 at The Guildhall, Swansea. If you would like to attend you should contact foodandsafety@swansea.gov.uk.

Details of the training

4.30pm to 5.15pm            Registration and networking with a complementary buffet courtesy of 3M's

  • blood pressure, blood sugar & cholesterol checks courtesy of Swansea Council
  • Body MOT's courtesy of The Gym and the LC
  • Legal advice courtesy of Peter Lynn & Partners Solicitors
  • Advice available from ABMU Wellbeing through work team on the drop in Physiotherapy service and other services and Public Health Wales on a variety of Health related topics and in work support services
  • Advice available from Time to Change Wales which aims to end mental health discriminations.
  • Additional Health and Safety support and advice from the South West Wales Occupational Safety Group, Barry Training Services, SCCymru and New Directions Training
  • Advice on a range of specialised environmental testing, inspection and analytical services available from Anchem Analytical Services
  • Advice and guidance available to anyone concerned about a family member who may be affected by a scam by Trading Standards Scams Awareness Team
  • Fire Safety advice and video demonstrations by Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Services

5.15pm to 5.30pm            Lord Mayors Opening Speech

5.30pm to 6.00pm            Key note speaker - The Health and Safety Executive will give a brief talk on how schemes such as this large employers, regulators and organisations such                                              as local authorities, HSE and Safety Groups can work together to provide free support to small business.

6.05pm to 6.45pm            Session 1

6.50pm to 7.35pm            Session 2

7.40pm to 8.25pm            Session 3

8.30pm                               Close

Limited free car parking is available at the Guildhall Rotunda located at the front of the Guildhall & the Former Bath's Carpark on Guildhall Road South opposite Francis Street. Please be advised that the Parking Wardens will be very active until 6pm in all other areas.

Available Session topics

  • Manual Handling  by Swansea Council              
  • Risk Assessment Workshop by Swansea Council
  • Falls From Heights by HSE
  • Fire Safety by Mid & West Wales Fire & Rescue
  • Health and Safety Myths - What do I really need to Know? by HSE
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