Workshop: New Supports Available from the HSA

New Supports Available from the Health and Safety Authority

National Irish Safety Organisation, in conjunction with the Health and Safety Authority, is running a nationwide 2 hour workshop throughout 2023.

Seminar Series
Are you…

  • An Employer, Manager or HR Professional
  • A Health and Safety Manager or Consultant
  • A Safety Representative
  • An All Ireland Safety Awards Entrant?

…then this is for YOU!

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Workshop Outline

National Irish Safety Organisation, in conjunction with the Health and Safety Authority, is running a nationwide 2 hour workshop throughout 2023. The workshop will focus on supports for enterprises and employees along with providing updates on the Authority’s strategy and programme of work.

Managing hazards and risks in the workplace is the foundation for a safe and healthy workplace and the provision of tools and resources for all stakeholders is critical to achieving this goal. The workshop will focus on new supports available from the Health and Safety Authority such as remote working, the role of the safety representative in the workplace, effective communication in the workplace and the free tools and resources that are available for employers and employees along with an overview of accident statistics and trends that are occurring in workplaces in Ireland.


Locations:
Galway, Kilkenny, Killarney, Sligo, Dublin

Seminar Fee: Free


Duration:
Half day from 09.00hrs to 11.00hrs. (except where otherwise indicated).


Certificate of Attendance:
Participants who have successfully completed the training will be issued with a NISO certificate of attendance.
There is no assessment but active participation is required.


Dates and Venues:
Galway: 7 September: Clayton Hotel, Monivea Road, Ballybrit, Galway, H91 D526
Kilkenny: 14 September; Springhill Court Hotel, Waterford Rd, Springhill, Kilkenny, R95 NX32
Killarney: 12 October 2023; Great Southern Killarney, Co Kerry
Sligo: 8 November: Clayton Hotel, Clarion Road, Ballinode, Sligo, F91 N8EF
Dublin: 16 November: The Maldron Hotel Tallaght, Whitestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin, D24 XC9W (New Venue)


Workshop Objectives

This workshop is designed to support workplaces that are interested in understanding the key hazards and risks that are occurring in workplaces and the supports available. Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • accident trends occurring in Ireland and the importance of accident reporting
  • the core elements of managing a distributed remote workforce
  • the role of the Safety Representative and how to ensure effective consultation in the workplace
  • safety culture
  • vulnerable workers and sensitive risk groups
  • how to use the free tools and resources available and how to effectively communicate these to employees

Speakers’ Bios
Brian Molloy, Inspector, Health and Safety Authority
Brian Molloy joined the Health and Safety Authority as an inspector in 2006 and is a Chartered Member of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. Brian currently works with the Enterprise and Employee Support Unit which was set up to promote and help businesses comply with health and safety regulation. In his time with the team Brian has managed the development and promotion of BeSMART.ie, the growth of new business types, hazard assessments and resources for the Irish business sector.

Dr. Joan Cahill leads the “Enterprise and Employee Support” unit at the Health and Safety Authority
Joan has over twenty-five years’ experience leading human factors research and consultancy projects across multiple industry sectors. Joan is passionate about occupational safety and health, human factors, safety science, and responsible work.

LinkedIn: ie.linkedin.com/pub/joan-cahill/55/513/b97/

Declan Foster, Inspector, Health and Safety Authority
Declan joined the Health and Safety Authority as an Inspector in 2023 after working across various aspects of the Health and Social care and Education sectors. He holds an MSc in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety and is currently part of the Enterprise and Employee Support unit, which aims to support businesses to comply with health and safety legislation. His key interests include health and safety promotion, vulnerable workers, sensitive risk groups, and the Education sector.


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