22nd Jul 2019 The construction industry is on track to have the lowest recorded workplace fatalities this year, with two recorded deaths in 2019. The Health and Safety Authority report 164 non-fatal workplace incidents in construction from January to June 2019.
9th Apr 2019 How many times have we heard, or even stated, the following: “Let that be a lesson to you!”
20th Dec 2018 Operating in Ireland for 44 years, Jacobs expects high safety standards and practices from contractors on all its sites. Construction Magazine's Robbie Cousins learns what it means to live it's 'BeyondZero' safety ethos.
“The lack of available labour force combined with the rising activity has resulted in a significant skills shortage within the industry.”22nd Nov 2018 Ian Lynch, Head of Health, Safety and Wellbeing at L&M Keating Ltd on the health and safety concerns facing the construction sector.
16th Nov 2018 The NSAI sees many construction companies achieving best practices in the normal Monday to Friday working week. But there is still work to be done, the authority's Fergal O'Byrne will tell the Construction Industry Federation Health and Safety Summit. Article by Craig Tait Originally...
‘Compressed programmes and lack of resources across the industry is applying pressure throughout the value chain’12th Nov 2018 Damien Petticrew, Managing Director of CJK Engineering speaks to the Sunday Business Post about the challenges facing health and safety in the construction sector ahead of the upcoming CIF Health & Safety Summit.
1st Nov 2018 When I first heard of Phishing I thought it was referring to the relaxing hobby or sport of catching a fish with a hook or worm. I was close if you consider that with Phishing, you are the fish and email is the hook or worm.
23rd Oct 2018 The Construction Industry Federation has released a poignant new video featuring architect and RTE star Dermot Bannon, encouraging healthier conversations around mental health in Ireland’s construction sector.
27th Sep 2018 Catherine Finn, Health and Safety Consultant at 4 Safety's Sake and all round 'Safety Lady' refers to superheroes on site.
21st Aug 2018 One of the main problems experienced by safety professionals and supervisors is the trouble they have encouraging employees to “buy into” the importance of workplace safety. GoContractor's Conor McNally outlines how to engage others in your safety strategy.