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The Wood Safety Group on health and safety - WSG

To be held in Forestry Commission Offices, Edinburgh

1 Welcome / Introduction JG
2 Apologies JG
3 Minutes of previous meeting – 11th December 2013 & Matters Arising JG
4 Member updates All

HSE Update – CAS

Guidance update: wood dust DVD, Woodworking ACOP, Pallet stacking tool, and PM15,  Woodworking information sheets (WIS 22 + WIS 4 + WIS 13 + WIS 20 + WIS 38)

HSE stats - Inspection visits, and Notices  + PR stats + FFI info (if available)

Incidents: Re-saws and wood dust explosions

Wood dust inspection programme update – BWF presentation etc.

Storage of flammable materials update (if available)

HSE Update - SH

  • Didac visit report and new Woodworking COSHH assessment tool.
  • Health surveillance update - revision of WIS 30
CS and SH
6 AOB All
10 Date / venue of next meeting
  • 9th, 10th or 11th December 2014 (DIDAC, Bristol?)
Updated 2015-05-19