13 Apr All Ireland Safety Quiz Winners 2016
Galway and Dublin teams scoop the honours at the 43rd All Ireland Safety Quiz Final
At the All Ireland Safety Quiz Finals held in Athlone on Saturday 16 April 2016, Thermo King – Ingersoll Rand, Galway and M + W Group, Dublin, were the overall winners in the Previous Entrants and Novice Categories respectively.
The All Ireland Occupational Safety Quiz Finals are run jointly by the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) and the Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG). A total of 14 teams competed from all parts of the island of Ireland.
There was a great turnout at the event, held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Athlone, with great support for the participating teams from their coworkers.
In the Previous Entrants final, it was Thermo King – Ingersoll Rand with 119 points [out of a maximum of 128 marks] who topped the category, ahead of runners-up, SSE Generation Ireland Limited, Waterford who finished with 112 points. SSE Generation Ireland were the 2nd runners up in the 2015 finals. Longford team Abbott Diagnostic Division were the second runners-up in this category. The other five teams in this category performed strongly.
The results in the Novice Category finals were very close with M + W Group beating BioMarin International Ltd., Cork, by 3 points. Sligo-based AbbVie Ireland NL, Ballytivnan achieved third place with a score of 65 points. The other three teams in this category also performed strongly.
Previous Entrants Category Winners
1st Place: Thermo King (Ingersoll Rand) (representing the West Region*)
2nd Place: SSE Generation Ireland Limited (representing the South East Region*)
3rd Place: Abbott Ireland Diagnostics Division Longford (representing the Midland Region*)
Novice Category Winners
1st Place: M + W Group (representing the East Region*)
2nd Place: BioMarin International Ltd. (representing the South Region*)
3rd Place: AbbVie Ireland NL Ballytivnan (representing the North West Region*)