Health and Safety Authority Board 2020 – 2022
|Tom Coughlan||Former Chief Executive, Clare County Council (2009 -2016). Board member of Failte Ireland and the Eirgrid Group (Ministerial – PAS Process).|
|Andrew Bowers||Director Operational Excellence, EMEA at Baxter Healthcare Corporation (Ibec nominee).|
|Frank Kelly||Director Walls Construction (Ibec nominee).|
|Paul Kelly||Director Food Drink Ireland (Ibec nominee).|
|David Hughes||Deputy General Secretary, INMO (ICTU Nominee).|
|Deirdre McDonald||President ASTI (ICTU nominee).|
|Michelle Quinn (Deputy Chairperson)||Sector Organiser Services Division, SIPTU (ICTU nominee).|
|Deirdre Cullivan||HR Consultant (Ministerial – PAS Process).|
|Stephen Curran||Principal Officer, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (Ministerial – Departmental Representative)|
|Three more Ministerial appointments are currently being processed by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation.|
The Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (section 37) provides that the Board of the Health and Safety Authority shall consist of 12 members: 11 ordinary members and a Chairperson.
Three are employer nominees, three are employee nominees and five are Ministerial nominees (including a representative of the Department) in addition to the Chairperson.
The power to appoint the Board rests with the Minister of State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Updated: 20 July 2020