2016 AIF Conference Official Supporters


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Implementing change and innovation in work at height

APS Association for Project Safety (APS)

The Association for Project Safety is a leading professional institution in the field of construction health and safety risk management that strives to continuously improve and promote the professional practice of design and construction health and safety risk management.

The APS plays a leading role in helping the industry meet the many challenges of implementing CDM2015 effectively and proportionately, and driving the new focus on health.

APS provides quality training and education and the most credible, trustworthy support for clients and designers. We work together with other professional bodies, and support key organisations that are driving the industry forward.

From experienced industry professionals to students and graduates, APS has over 5,000 individual members.

Go to www.aps.org.uk to find out more.


Hire Association Europe (HAE)

Hire Association Europe (HAE) was formed in 1974 and its sister company Event Hire Association (EHA) in 2008.  Jointly known as HAE EHA but often referred to as The Association by its members.  HAE EHA is a Birmingham-based industry-leading trade body representing plant, tool, equipment and event hire with a membership base of 900 members based in the UK, Europe and across other parts of the world.

HAE EHA assists businesses, from sole traders to larger independent and privately owned organisations, by providing operational resources to support the hire industry.

Membership provides access to products and services covering all aspects of hire, including terms & conditions, safety checks, publicity, equipment, responsibilities and general day-to-day requirements. Accompanying services include legal advice, training, publicity, safety checks, leaflets, lobbying and finance advice; necessary documentation and information that will hold organisations in better stead for the long term. In addition, safeguarding can also be made easier for members, who have access to HAE EHA’s essential range of health & safety, economical and credit control services. All members are invited to become part of a board with the choice of Tool, Plant & Equipment Board, Event Equipment Board or the Supply Chain Industry Board.  Alternatively, members are able to part of a technical panel to review and develop new practices which impact the industry and subsequently, their own business.

To find out more HAE EHA products and services or to become a member visit www.hae.org.uk or call 0121 380 4600.


International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)

IIRSM was established in 1975 and is proud to be a community-minded and accessible professional body, run by Members for Members.  Today IIRSM’s membership of 8,000 represents all sectors and types of organisations in over 70 countries.

Our mission is to be the International Institute of choice for those who manage risk by providing support to our worldwide membership and building meaningful partnerships to enhance public education and industry-wide collaboration.

Specifically, we work hard to:

  • Ensure our members are recognised for their status, knowledge and skills
  • Provide practical and accessible education, resources and community networking opportunities enabling our Members to take a leadership role in development and implementation of integrated risk policies
  • Work collaboratively and create meaningful partnerships to aid the advancement of the profession
  • Foster an environment in which our members feel valued and have opportunities to develop professionally and grow their skills
  • Provide quality products and services and deliver excellence in our customer service and governance

IIRSM’s members work in a variety risk disciplines including safety, health and wellbeing, occupational health, quality management, operational risk, business continuity and supply chain risk.

We offer several levels of membership from Affiliate – for those just starting their career or for whom risk management forms a small part of their role – through to Full Members, Specialist Members and Fellows who are highly skilled and experienced in their field.

Find out more by visiting our website: www.iirsm.org


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