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Home Blog General H&S The lengths our health and safety consultants go to carry out a risk assessment…
Written by Administrator   |   01 October 2013

The lengths our health and safety consultants go to carry out a risk assessment…

David walker, one of Safety Management Consultancy's health and safety consultants took part and completed 'Tough Mudder' in order to raise money for east Lancashire hospice. A team of twelve mudders named team Liz-zards took part in the arduous event to be presented with a T-shirt, orange tough mudder head band and best of all an ice cold pint of cider on successful completion.

Tough Mudder consists of tough courses designed to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie. It is an endurance event in which participants attempt 10–12 mile long military-style obstacle courses. However David thought it useful to stop at each obstacle to carry out a brief 'Risk Assessment' and 'inspection' in order to see if what he was informed of during the induction brief was correct which in turn slowed the rest of team down. The course was designed by British Special Forces to test mental as well as physical strength. The organisers encourage teamwork, and many obstacles are designed to be very difficult to complete alone.

All the team at Safety Management Consultancy would like to congratulate David and Team Liz-zards for completing Tough Mudder and we all look forward to signing up next year !!!