Six of Glasgow’s biggest employers took part in Scotland’s first Good
Neighbour conference, hosted by the Health and Safety Commission and the
British Safety Council on 30 November.
Scottish Power, Hewden Stuart, Glasgow City Council, First Engineering and
NEC Semiconductors offered their health and safety advice to their smaller
contractors, suppliers and neighbouring businesses.
The initiative was prompted by concerns over health and safety in small
"Good practice is something that should be shared rather than protected
for fear of losing a competitive advantage," explained Sir Neville Purvis,
director general of the British Safety Council.
"Small organisations need to understand that they need not tackle these
issues on their own."