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Accident Prevention and Safety Awareness

This Cross-party group's purpose:

To promote all aspects of safety through safety awareness and accident prevention.

Next meeting

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

This meeting will be held virtually at 6pm, anyone wishing to attend must contact Liz Lumsden

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Alistair Taylor



Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Adamson, Clare

Clare Adamson


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency)

Simpson, Graham

Graham Simpson

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Baker, Claire

Claire Baker


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Briggs, Miles

Miles Briggs


Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Harper, Emma

Emma Harper


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Ruskell, Mark

Mark Ruskell


Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Non MSP Individuals

David Birrell

Andy Cathro

Maurice Corry

Mark Lilley

Sylvia Mackay

Kenny Macleod

John Nelson

Duncan Spiers

Margaret Spiers

Brian Topping

Liz Young


Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA Scotland) - secretary


Advice Direct Scotland

Argyll and Bute Council


Association of British Insurers

Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers


Bluerad LLP

British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association (BAFSA)

British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology – Scotland

Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)

Building Research Establishment

Caledonia Public Affairs Ltd

Canoe Scotland

Care and Repair Scotland

Care Inspectorate

Central Training Services Ltd


Child Accident Prevention Trust

Church of Scotland

Clydeside Action

CO Research Trust

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities


Cycling Scotland

Cycling UK

DAB Plus

Duradiamond Healthcare

Electrical Safety First

Fife Council Housing and Safer Communities Service

Fire Brigade Union Scotland

Gas Safe Register


Good Egg Safety CIC

Green Cross Training

Health and Safety Executive

Health and Safety in Voluntary Sector Scotland

Health and Safety Network (CDN) Scotland’s Colleges

Healthy Working Lives

Highland Council

Home Safety Scotland

IAM Roadsmart

Information Services Division, NHS Scotland

Injury Observatory for Britain and Ireland

IOSH Scotland

Jacobs Infrastructure

John McNicol Electrical Engineers

Key and Community Lifestyles

Kingdon Housing Association Ltd

Lion Safety

Macfarlan Smith

Magnox Ltd

Midlothian Council

Morgan Sindall


Neighbourhood Watch Scotland

Network Rail

NG Homes

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

NHS Grampian 

NHS Fife


NHS Lothian

Partnership on Health and Safety in Scotland

Play Scotland

Public Health Scotland

Road Safety Strategic Partnership Board

Robert Gordon University

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Royal Hospital for Sick Children Glasgow

Royal Life Saving Society UK

Safety Groups UK

Scot PHO

Scotland’s Campaign Against Irresponsible Drivers

Scottish Adventure Activities Forum

Scottish Autism

Scottish Canoe Association

Scottish Childminding Association

Scottish Community Safety Network

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Scottish Hazards

Scottish Landlords

Scottish Occupational Road Safety Alliance (ScORSA)

Scottish Outdoors Consortium

Scottish Pre School Play Association

Scottish Social Care Partners Forum

Scottish Swimming

Scottish Trauma Network

Scottish Waste Industry Training, Competence and Health and Safety (SWITCH) Forum

Scottish Water



Smart Play Network


Society of Chief Officers of Trading Standards in Scotland

South Ayrshire Council Community Planning

SPFL Trust

SprinklerSafe Europe Ltd


St Andrew’s First Aid


The Risk Factory

The Wise Group


University of the West of Scotland

Viridis Safety

Water Safety Scotland

Wild Wimmin

ZERO Waste Scotland


Group work


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