Monthly Archives: January 2007

Events Update

Download the Club and related events schedule here – Note this schedule is in development and subject to change – so keep checking here !

Events Schedule 2007-1

Make a note of the next event in your diary:

6th Feb 2007 3pm – 5pm Respect for People

East Lancs Elevate Improvment Module – Free of Charge – Open to all

Contact for information:


Construction infonet newsletter

Friday, January 26th, 2007 

Construction infonet newsletter for January 2007 is now available. This is a bulletin for clients, designers, contractors and health and safety specialists in the construction industry.

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London Club Follow up

Useful inspiration and information regarding the London Club. Take a look at their website – in particular the events and committess page.

Also the flyer for their next event looks good LCEC Flyer

The following email was receievd by all attendees the day after the Question Time event.

Thank you to all of you that attended the London Constructing Excellence Club AGM and panel debate last night. It was a superb event and my thanks go out to our panel members: Tim Tapper of Cyril Sweett; Nelson Ogunshakin of the ACE; Charles Rich of Charles Rich Consultancy; Paul Greenwood of United House and Don Ward of Constructing Excellence as well as our chair for the night Andrew Carpenter of Constructing Excellence. Following last night’s event, I have pleasure in providing details of the next meeting of the Club. A flier is attached.

We are delighted to announce that the next Club meeting will feature a presentation from John Ioannou, Head of OGC’s Smarter Construction team, to provide an update on the work of OGC’s Public Sector Construction Client’s Forum (PSCCF), which is driving forward the public sector construction client improvement agenda through the Achieving Excellence in Construction initiative and the important work it is undertaking to analyse and manage public sector demand in relation to industry capacity.

The meeting, which will be back at our usual home, the London Capital Club, 15 Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW. It will take place on 13 February and, as usual, registration is at 18.00 and we will begin at 18.30. Abchurch Lane is situated between King William Street and Cannon Street and is very close to Bank, Cannon Street and Monument Stations. A map can be found here:

Revitalising procedures

Noticed on the HSE website – a useful guide to revitalising your procedures – although aimed at major safety issues – the guidelines are sound for ensuring and of your procedures are effective,

Heres the Summary

This document outlines a three-step approach to developing procedures … In order to prioritise resources, there should be a focus on safety critical tasks. Sites should develop formal processes to:
• Determine where procedures are required;
• Determine the nature of support required;
• Ensure that procedures are relevant and up-to-date;
• Involve procedure users at all stages;
• Ensure compliance with procedures.

Document available here Revitalising procedures