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NFDC CONVENTION ON 22nd TO 24th AUGUST 2014

THIS WAS A VERY SUCCESSFUL CONVENTION IN MOST PLEASANT SURROUNDING AND ATTRACTED OVER TWO HUNDRED DELEGATES/FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

CONGRATULATIONS ARE DUE TO THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE AND THANKS TO THE MAIN SPONSORS LIEBHERR, SANDVIK & ECY HAULMARK.

MORE ON THE NFDC WEBSITE.

HSE

MANUAL HANDLING ASSESSMENT CHART NOW AVAILABLE ON THE HSE WEBSITE (INDG383rev2)

FATALITIES

NEW FIGURES RELEASED BY THE HSE SHOW ALL TIME LOW IN FATAL INJURIES TO WORKERS. DOWN FROM 150 TO 133 (42 IN CONSTRUCTION, 4 IN WASTE/RECYCLING). WELCOME NEWS FOR THE INDUSTRY. HOWEVER, ASBESTOS RELATED MESOTHELIOMA DEATHS ARE STILL ON THE RISE.

NFDC NATIONAL COUNCIL

Contracts Manager attended the 600th meeting of the national council at the Dorchester, London on 28 November 2014

“This is an important milestone in the history of the NFDC and I am privileged to be participating in the running of this organisation for the benefit of all involved in the demolition industry at this important time”

John D McArthur, Representative for Scotland & Northern Ireland Region.