Members’ Meeting (CE Marking and Health & Safety)

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Members' Meeting (with a focus on CE Marking Enforcement and Health & Safety)

Date: Wednesday 16 October 2019
Time: Registration 9am, Event 10am - 4pm
Location: Moor hall hotel & spa, Moor Hall Dr, Sutton Coldfield B75 6LN

The next RIDBA Members’ Meeting will take place on Wednesday 16 October at Moor Hall Hotel, near Sutton Coldfield. Dorset Trading Standards will give an update on the enforcement of CE Marking, and there will be software demonstrations to support your design process, making it easier to manage. Furthermore, the latest Health & Safety concerns for the sector, including working from height and welding fume control will be covered. There will also be a general RIDBA update and an exhibition of industry suppliers.

See below for the programme for the day:

0900 – 1000 Registration opens with exhibition & refreshments
1000 – 1015 Welcome and Introduction
: Mike Hammond (RIDBA Chairman) & Debbie Iley (Trade Association Director)

1015 – 1100 CE Marking in a Brexit World
: Martin Heywood (RIDBA Technical Advisor) & Niresh Somlie (Principal Technical Officer at BM Trada)

1100 – 1145 CE Marking Enforcement
Speakers: Martin Thursby (Principal Trading Standards Officer at Dorset Trading Standards)
1145 - 1200 Using Software to manage the design process and CE Marking compliance
Speakers: Steve Watson, Strumis
1200 - 1215 Porter frame building & how SDS2 can assist you
Speakers: Andrew Eckhert, SDS2
1215 – 1315 Exhibition, Networking and Lunch
1315 – 1345 Mild Weld Fume Management
: Sarah Palfreyman (Health & Safety Executive) 

1345 – 1405 ILEVE
Speakers: Dean Greer, (Chairman ILEVE)
1405 - 1430 Exhibition & Refreshments
1430 – 1500 Silica Dust & Concrete Fibre Boards: What are the dangers and how to minimise the risks
: Charles Shaw (Hire & Construction Division Manager of Makita UK) 

1500 – 1545 Working at Height: Proactively addressing the issues of proper safety planning
: Peter Bennett OBE (Managing Director at PASMA) 

1545 – 1600 Wrap Up and Thank You 
Speakers: Mike Hammond (RIDBA Chairman)
1600 – Event Close

The Members’ Meeting is free to attend, but spaces are limited, so please ensure you book in advance by contacting Lauren Thorpe. Full details will be available shortly. If you are interested in exhibiting and/or sponsorship opportunities, please get in contact.