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19th October 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Construction Safety Month is a national awareness campaign aimed at promoting positive safety and health amongst Ireland’s 159,000+ construction workers, clients and industry stakeholders.

The goal is to generate engagement amongst CIF members and non-members alike, to further promote a culture of safety, health and wellbeing in construction. The theme for Health and Safety Month 2023 is Critical Risk #cifsafety23 #criticalrisk23.

As part of Construction Safety Month the CIF Southern Region are running a number of free in-person presentations for our members across the Southern Region.

Speaker Profile:

Brian Molloy, Inspector, Health & Safety Authority (HSA)

Brian Molloy has recently rejoined the Construction Inspection unit in the HSA having worked for the with the Enterprise and Employee Support Unit of the Health and Safety Authority since 2011.

Brian joined the HSA as an inspector in 2006 and is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.

Brian has led the development and promotion of BeSMART.ie for the construction sector which includes 39 business types including the Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) business type along with additional resources for the sector such as the construction site traffic management plan and tool box talks.

In his presentation Brian will cover:

  • HSA Strategy & Plan of Work . (What topics HSA Inspectors will be focusing on when visiting construction sites in the coming months).
  • A quick overview of recent prosecutions, accidents statistics and costs.
  • Initiatives that the HSA has developed to help business comply with health and safety regulations Including:
    • BeSMART.ie, a free online that gives you the tools to prepare your own construction site specific safety statement or construction stage safety and health plan and risk assessments for your site(s) online completely
      FREE of charge.
    • Risk Assessment Method Statement (RAMS) Guidance Document
    • HSA learning (The HSA’s online portal for free health and safety courses online.
  • The role of Safety Reps.
  • Q&A Session

CPD Points:

Those who attend the briefing will be eligible to claim 1 Structured CPD point under the CIRI CPD requirements.


This briefing is open to all CIF members but is particularly suited to members who are

  • Owner/Managers of small and medium businesses.
  • Safety Mangers.
  • Site Managers.


While this event is free to attend, we ask members to please contact Bríd Cody on [email protected] to reserve your places or call 021-4351410. Please ensure you state which location you wish to attend.


19th October 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Bríd Cody


Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick
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