Behavioural Based Safety Workshop – Limerick 17th Nov 2015

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The IOSH Western District are holding a Behavioural Based Safety (BBS) workshop from 7pm t0 9pm on November 17th in the Greenhills Hotel, Ennis Rd., Limerick.

Dave O’Riordan, Health and Safety Manager at Sisk Ireland will deliver a very interactive and highly practical workshop over a 2 hour session. Dave has over 20 years experience in health and safety, and is responsible for providing BBS training as part of his current role.

For more information please read the BBS Workshop Flyer Nov 17th

To book a space at this FREE event please email western-ireland@ioshnetworks.co.uk

IOSH Western District Event in Galway – Challenges of Emergency Management

The IOSH Western District Committee are holding a free seminar in the Oranmore Lodge Hotel @ 7pm on Tuesday the 11th of November.

We have all seen the damage that was done as a result of last winter’s floods and storms. Emergency Services had to get into action to save people from danger as well as to minimise and repair damage done to property and infrastructure.

Speakers on the night:
  • Derek Hynes, ESB Networks will talk about their experiences of Storm Darwin which occurred in February 2014.
  • Shane Mooney of SPeco Services will discuss the immediate challenge of emergency management and the protection of business continuity following on from such an emergency.
  • Paul Duffy of Galway County Council Fire Service will discuss flooding hazards and the response of the fire service to such hazards.


  • For more information contact Áine Newell on aine.newell@ul.ie or check out the event The Challenges of Emergency Management flyer for more details.

    IOSH Western District Event in Limerick – Meet & Greet Oct 14th

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    IOSH Western District are holding a free event in the Greenhills Hotel, Ennis Rd, Limerick on Tuesday Oct 14th from 7-9pm.

    This will be an opportunity for the Western District Committee to meet and greet existing, new and future IOSH members.

    IOSH Ireland Development Manager, Norita Robinson will provide attendees with information regarding how to become an IOSH member, the different levels of membership and the benefits of being a IOSH member.

    The evening meeting will also include talks by McCusker Environmental. James McCusker will deliver a presentation on asbestos in the workplace and Jonathan McCusker will discuss the potential hazards related to noise in the workplace.

    For more information or to book a space, please contact Áine Newell aine.newell@ul.ie

    More information is available on the IOSH website.

    IOSH Ireland Western District Seminar – Farmyard Safety and Windfarm Construction 11th March 2014, Galway


    IOSH Ireland Western District committee are hosting a FREE seminar in the Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway on Tuesday the 11th of March from 7pm-9pm. The seminar will focus on the following topics:

    Farmyard health and safety
    John Kennedy, Inspector, Agriculture and Forestry Policy unit, HSA
    John will outline the accident record for the agricultural sector, use examples to show where many farm deaths were preventable, explain how a simple risk assessment tool may reduce risks on Irish farms, and present a summary of the findings of recent research on the underlying psycho-social factors influencing risk related behaviours of Irish farmers.

    Windfarm construction
    Mick O’Grady, ESB Asset Development
    Mick will discuss the lifecycle of a windfarm right from concept to development. The presentation will examine the particular OHS challenges that must be addressed during the construction of a windfarm in Ireland.

    What’s in it for you?
    This FREE event is open to IOSH members and non-members.
    IOSH members can include this in your CPD; and it is an ideal opportunity to network with OHS professionals.

    Who should attend?
    IOSH Members, OHS Professionals, Construction Professionals, Farmers/Land owners.

    Bookings
    To book a place at this event please email aine.newell@ul.ie or donal_horgan@hotmail.com

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