Mr Wormald in KINGSWOOD
We accept instructions from prosecutors, appellants, defendants and claimants in criminal and civil work on most health and safety topics. Our expertise extends to manufacturing and service industries, construction, commercial, offices, education, entertainment, local government, health services, retail, fairgrounds, public works, airports, Crown services and utilities. Topics include: • Work at height • Systems of work • Safety documentation • Risk assessment • Guarding of machinery • Works transport • Lifting...
Dr Lewis in TOWCESTER
Product liability: fracture & failure of plastic products such as vehicle components, ladder parts, extruded pipe & plumbing fittings, battery cases, lamps, hand tools, storage tanks; failure of rubber products such as boots & gloves • Medical & ethical products: catheters, implants • Contract: plastic product design & injection moulding • Trade secrets • Patents: plastic product design & manufacture • Design right • Analysis of polymers, including thermoplastics, thermosets, paints, adhesives & composites...
Mr Fleming in SOUTH CHAILEY
Mountaineering & rock climbing/abseiling • Winter mountaineering in the UK • Overseas mountaineering • Overseas expeditions, including Duke of Edinburgh • Canyoning & gorge walking • Sea level traversing • Walking & expeditioning • Climbing walls • Rope courses & zip wires • In-house instructor accreditation schemes • National Governing Body Award instructor schemes for mountain training
Mr Lucas in SHALDON
Analysis of knots used in strangulation, hanging, binding of limbs & disabling a person • Experience in defining knot characteristics & comparisons with other evidence & to assess likely involvement of specific trades • Assessment of urgency of tying, skills involved & personal traits or habits evident in the manner of knot tying • Knot analysis for knots & bindings used in recreational activities, such as climbing, sailing, fishing, boating • Also those used in commercial seafaring & fishing • Insurance...
Mr Strudwick in MANCHESTER
All fields of textiles, including: • Fibre • Yarn • Apparel fabric • Furnishing fabric • Floor coverings • General product safety • Material identification • Colour fastness • Colour measurement • Microbiology • Oven gloves • Hot water bottles
Mr Sandell in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Regulation of general health & safety in GB • Use & applicability of health & safety legislation in the wider leisure & entertainment industries with particular expertise in the fairground, theme park, leisure park & similar businesses • Application & interpretation of health & safety legislation & guidance in general & industry-specific scenarios, e.g. fairgrounds, theme & leisure parks, theatre, etc. • Safe use & management of work equipment generally & of fairground & theme park equipment • Assessment...
Dr Brown in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Accident investigation • Permit to work & isolation • Machinery safety & guarding • Work at height & falling objects • Workplace transport • Confined space entry • Construction Design Management Regulations (CDM) • Safety management systems • Culture & behavioural safety • Experienced in the assessment of requirement for, procurement, training, fitting, use, storage & maintenance of PPE & RPE