Safety Focus

Refocus on Safety – Safe Lifting Operations

4th Aug 2020 CIF Safety & Training Executive, John Egan, provides an update on safe lifting in the workplace. As part of the CIF’s Refocus on Safety campaign, the focus for week commencing 4th August is "Safe Lifting Operations".Michael Norton, Managing Director, Proactive Safety has kindly...

Media Coverage

22nd Apr 2020 In conjunction with our Health & Safety specialists, the CIF have announced a new Standard Operating Procedure. You can view the latest update here. Online Coverage Newstalk Dr. Ciara Kelly interviewed Shane Dempsey on Newstalk. You can listen to the full interview here. Online Coverage...

New Operating Procedures

15th Apr 2020 Updated - 04/08/20The CIF Safety and Health Subcommittee, mindful of the best available guidance, nationally and internationally, has developed this document, Construction Sector C-19 Standard Operating Procedures which serves as a guide for the management of COVID-19 on a construction site for...

Getting through COVID-19 together

15th Apr 2020 The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic is a source of significant stress, anxiety, worry and fear for many people. This arises from the disease itself, as well as from impacts such as increased social isolation, disruption to daily life and uncertainty about employment and financial security.The...

Future-Proofing your Income

3rd Dec 2019 Protecting You, Your Family and Your Future Susan O’Mara with Milestone Advisory explains some of the available income protection options that will give more security up to retirement. I am writing this piece as Construction Safety Week 2019 comes to an end. Hopefully, another successful week...

The role of Health & Safety in Mental Health

12th Nov 2019Former Health & Safety and Fire Life Safety Consultant, Shane Lannon of Azon, talks about the discussion around mental health in the workplace and how Health & Safety professionals could play a part.Previously, I spoke about the progression of Health & Safety from a tick the...