New CSG Guidance Notes

The next 4 new CSG guidance documents have been produced.  These cover:

  • Maunual handling
  • Legionella
  • Working at height
  • Work equipment and lifting equipment


They have been uploaded to the members area of the site and are now available to view and download as pdf files from here


April 2016 CSG Meeting - Video and Audio from Presentation

Please find below links of where you can download the video and audio only of the Fire Safety presentation givenby Duncan Lewis, Essex County Fire and Rescue Services.  The video files are fairly big, hence we have been unable to put them directly on our website:


MP4 video - https://www.dropbox.com/s/bcamixgh82dxleq/April%202016%20-%20Fire%20Safety%20MP4%20Format.mp4?dl=0


WMV video - https://www.dropbox.com/s/btuqhmgap7c82v2/April%202016%20-%20Fire%20Safety%20WMV%20Format.wmv?dl=0


Audio only - https://www.dropbox.com/s/anzv99pwfr5gjny/April%202016%20-%20Audio%20only.wav?dl=0


New CSG Guidance Notes

The first six thematic guidance notes, produced by various members of the Charities Safety Group, have been uploaded to the members area of the site and are now available to view and download as pdf files from here.  If you aren't a member or aren't logged in, you won't be able to see these files.

The guides include: 

  • Risk Assessment
  • Fire Safety
  • Slips, Trips & Falls
  • Asbestos
  • Competency, Training & Records
  • Communication & Consultation

 More guides will be added in future when they are produced.





Audio from CSG Meeting 18th January 2016 | Presentation by Ellie Hale from Workrite

On Monday 18th January 2016 the Charities Safety Group (CSG) were joined by Ellie Hale from Workrite to discuss e-learning for safety in the third sector.

Ellie gave a presentation on a number of solutions that Workrite can offer charities.

If you are a CSG member and you missed the talk, a basic quality audio file can be downloaded from the members area of the site.  The file can be found in the sub-folder Membership Documents & Files>Slides & Notes From Guest Speakers.


Joint Meeting of CSG with Charities Facilities Management Group

On Monday 13th October the Charities Safety Group met for its Annual General Meeting and shared the event with colleagues from the Charities Facilities Management Group.  Following the AGM there were introductions to their respective groups by Sarah Tullet from the CSG and Annette McGill from the CFMG.

After opportunities for networking there was a talk from Claire Guise, Health and Safety Manager at Marie Curie Cancer Care, about fire safety and the journey her organisation has been on to improve fire safety in her organisation.  A pdf of her slides can be downloaded from here.