Tag: Construction Safety Week

CONSTRUCTION WORKERS DOWN TOOLS TO KICK OFF NATIONAL SAFETY WEEK #CIFsafety17

CIFsafety17

Baz Ashmawy and his mammy Nancy feature in a ‘Five Ways to Save your Mammy On Site’ awareness campaign #CIFsafety17 The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is launching its #CIFsafety17 Construction Safety Week campaign today, Monday 23 October. Construction workers across Ireland will down tools for one minute to mark the beginning of Construction Safety Week. […]

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Stand Down for Safety

Stand Down for Safety

Construction workers to kick of safety week in nationwide #standdownforsafety with the help of Baz Ashmawy and mammy, Nancy Construction work across Ireland will come to a momentary standstill at midday this coming, Monday 23 October, to mark the beginning of Construction Safety Week. Construction Safety Week 2017 The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is encouraging […]

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Construction workplace fatalities down in 2016

Construction workplace fatalities

Lowest number of workplace fatalities in all industries since 2009 The Health & Safety Authority (HSA) figures reveal there were nine fatalities in construction workplace accidents in 2016, compared to 11 in 2015.   Forty-four fatalities in all industries in 2016 Overall there were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016, representing a 21% reduction […]

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Twitter Highlights: CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

Plant & Equipment Safety

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 CIF Construction Safety Week 2016 Day 4 Twitter Highlights Some of the Twitter highlights from Day Four of CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, which focused on ‘Plant & Equipment Safety’. Tweets courtesy of BAM Ireland (@BAMContractors), CIF (@CIF_Ireland) , John Paul Construction (@johnpaulconst) and Hegarty Demolition […]

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CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4 – Mobile Plant & Vehicle Safety – Your Move It’s Day Four of CIF Constriction Safety Week and the focus switches to Mobile Plant & Vehicle Safety After falls, the most common reason for fatal or serious accidents in the construction industry are incidents with mobile plant and […]

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Twitter Highlights: CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 3

CIF Construction Safety Week 2016

1 2 3 4 5 6 CIF Construction Safety Week 2016 Day 3 Twitter Highlights Some of the Twitter highlights from Day Three of CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, which focused on ‘Positive Mental Health’. Tweets courtesy of Manley Construction (@ManleyConstruction), Sean Downey CIF (@CIFSeanDowney) , Gem Group (@gemjoinery), CIF (@CIF_Ireland), and StaySafe (@staysafe).If tweeting […]

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Construction Safety Week 2016 – Mind Our Workers

Construction Safety Week

Today in Irish Construction Safety Week 2016 the focus switches to Mental Health. The Construction Industry Federation  and Pieta House joint initiative entitled Mind Our Workers is a campaign aimed at raising awareness of suicide and mental health issues throughout the construction sector. Suicide and mental health are two of the most important issues in Ireland. […]

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Construction Safety Week: Think safety to reduce workplace accidents

Construction Safety Week

Launching CIF Irish Construction Safety Week campaign CIF called on all construction companies to set aside time to reemphasize the importance of safety to their employees with a view to further reducing workplace accidents. CIF Irish Construction Safety Week Commencing 12 September Construction Safety  Week sees a series of week-long initiatives run across construction sites […]

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