Dermot Carey, Director, Safety and Training, CIF, writes that Covid-19 will still be with us in 2021, but the sector has led the way in adapting to keep our workplaces safe.
The ‘Construction Industry Helpline’ can be call anytime on 1800 939 122, and the Construction Industry Helpline app can be downloaded on Android or Apple devices.
Mike McLoughlin, Health & Safety Manager, John Paul Construction, writes about the innovative ways in which the contractor used technology and social media to convey its safety messages during Construction Safety Week 2020.
Derek Murphy, Head of Environmental, Health and Safety, Designer Group, writes that one thing that 2020 has shown us all is that the health, safety and wellbeing of all staff and subcontractors must be at the core of every company’s operations.
Hilti has developed several dust control solutions for the majority of customers’ application needs.
Gas Networks Ireland has won the ‘Health and Safety Initiative of the Year’ award for its ‘HazCon’ app at the Networks Awards 2020.
According to Spectrum Health, heart disease is Ireland’s leading cause of death, with much of this being preventable?
A webinar shining a light on the effect of Covid-19 on men was hosted by Noel Richardson, Director, National Centre of Men’s Health in Ireland. In the webinar, he interviews Dr Alan White, Emeritus Professor of Men’s Health at Leeds Beckett University.
– CIF & ICTU Call on construction companies and workers to comply with HSE Measures
– EU Called on to declare Covid-19 pandemic a Force Majeure event
– Additional HSE Coronavirus Resources
Immediate action by the EU Commission is needed to ensure that Covid-19 is considered a force majeure, to eliminate penalties for companies that have to suspend work; and to increase European funds to cover the increased costs of the work.