Category: News

46th Annual General Meeting and HSE Presentation

Notice is hereby given of the South Wales Construction Safety Group’s Forty-Sixth Annual General Meeting, to be held on Tuesday 13th March 2018 at 3.45pm at Taffs Well RFC (see below for directions). At 4pm, Mr. Paul Harvey, Principal Inspector,  HSE Construction Division (Wales), will provide an update on current Health & Safety issues affecting industry. On behalf of the Group’s Executive Committee, […]

Alan Butler Award

SWCSG have been awarded a Silver Certificate for our entry into the Alan Butler Awards, which celebrates the achievements of Safety Groups across the United Kingdom. Michelle Davies, Chairperson and Phil Thomas, Group Secretary, attended the Safety Groups UK Annual Awards Ceremony at the House of Lords in London on 29th January 2018, to receive […]

Next Meeting – 16th January 2018

The SWCSG next meeting will be on Tuesday 16th January 2018 at Taffs Well RFC, commencing at 4:00pm. Steve Buckley, Director, Rugbi Industrial Supplies (  and Debbie Dixie from leading PPE Manufacturer UVEX ( will provide a talk on the latest equipment on the market and information on how to select the correct and most cost-effective PPE for […]

Construction company fined after worker injured

A construction company has been fined after a worker fell three metres and lost consciousness. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 10 February 2016, an employee of HI-Pro Scaffolding Ltd was dismantling a temporary scaffold roof when he fell about three metres through the temporary roof, onto the fixed roof below. The employee was knocked […]

ESA to spread ‘best practice’ after lack of safety improvement

The waste and recycling industry as a whole appears to be showing no sign of meaningful improvement in terms of health and safety, the Environmental Services Association has warned. And, it has now pledged to try and spread examples of good practice beyond its membership. The comment from the ESA, which represents the UK’s waste […]

Become a Member

We help companies within the construction industry across south Wales stay up to date with the latest health & safety legistlation. We provide 3 tiers of membership which provide our members with: Unrestricted attendance at groups events (except where limited e.g. workplace visits) The ability to influence future events programmes (with requests for specific topics […]