The Midland Region of the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) recently held a first of its kind Health and Safety Quiz geared towards “Young Persons”. A number of Midland Region secondary schools participated in the Quiz Heats during April 2017. The winning teams from the Quiz Heats proceeded to the Young Persons’ H&S Quiz Finals in Athlone Institue of Technology on 16 May 2017 from which Moate Community School, Co. Westmeath, emerged as the overall winners. Our Lady’s Bower, Athlone, Co. Westmeath came second in the quiz.

Following the success of the inaugural Young Persons’ Health and Safety Quiz, it is envisaged that the competition will be extended to other regions in 2018.

L to R: Harry Galvin, President, National Irish Safety Organsiation; Cian Fanning, Moate Community School; Nathan Farrelly Moate Community School; Gerard Reilly, Moate Community School;  Margaret Mandal, Teacher, Moate Community School; John Flanagan, Chairperson, NISO Midland Region.

Please contact info@niso.ie for further information or to express your interest in the NISO Young Persons’ Health and Safety Quiz 2018.