Health & Safety on Historic Building Sites Technical Day

Organiser: Walter Carefoot & Sons / Lambert Walker
Location: All Souls Church, Astley Street, BL1 Bolton
Phone: 01772 783711

All Souls Church is set to become a modern, multi-functional space for the local community and people of Bolton. It aims to be a truly ground-breaking national flagship project that will turn a disused historic church into a community centre for all local people whilst offering community engagement, training and educational opportunities throughout the 52-week construction programme.

All Souls will become a living classroom for traditional craft skills training offering a wide range of learning. A number of days are planned during the construction period, with the first one covering Health and Safety on Historic Building Sites.

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Time: 9.00am to 4.30pm

This free-to-attend day will involve lectures and then site visit tours considering a variety of health and safety issues on site. This will include an overview of CDM regulations and roles, site management, environmental restrictions and on-site risks, health hazards, design and construction hazards, pre-construction documentation and health and safety plans. Specifically to historic buildings the day will also consider structural stability during change and loading issues; hazards such as anthrax, Weil's disease, lead carbonate, materials issues lime, leads, asbestos, and training and works contracts in historic building repair.

Training Outcomes:

An awareness of some generic, but mainly historic building health and safety issues on a construction project.

Aimed at:

Heritage Professionals, Contractors, H&S Consultants, Local Authorities Conservation Officers, Building Control, etc.


Further details can be obtained from Jenny Martin at Walter Carefoot & Sons 01772 783711 or Allison Fogarty at Lambert Walker 01772 647470

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