Tag: CIF Construction Safety Week

Construction Industry Shines Light on Mental Health Issues That Plague The Sector

The CIF has released a new video featuring architect and RTE star Dermot Bannon, encouraging healthier conversations around mental health in Ireland’s construction sector. The video explores what looks from the outset like a stereotypical, jovial construction site canteen conversation amongst colleagues, but quickly challenges viewers with some hard-hitting and thought-provoking truths. It is accompanied […]

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Construction Safety Week 2018: Day Two– Positive Mental Health

Positive Mental Health

Society is increasingly more open to discussing the topics of suicide and mental health. However, to affect a reduction in the number of suicides in Ireland, there is a need to promote further understanding and awareness of suicide and mental health among Irish workers, particularly men. Irish men can be reluctant to discuss their problems […]

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Mercury Engineering staff awarded Safety Certificates

Mercury Engineering staff

Mercury Engineering staff receive SSSP Certs at Facebook ceremony   Images: Mercury Engineering staff receive SSSP Safety Certs. Frank Matthews, Mercury Engineering. Paul Gaughran, MACE Group. Tom Parlon, Director General, CIF   Construction magazine and constructionnews.ie were present at a special presentation of certificates to Mercury Engineering staff at the new Facebook Data Centre in […]

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Twitter Highlights: CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

Plant & Equipment Safety

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 (@Hegartydemo). Plant & Equipment Safety If tweeting images of […]

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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

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 images, remember to use the hashtag […]

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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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CIF Construction Safety Week 12 – 16 September

CIF Construction Safety Week

The Construction Industry Federation has launched its annual Construction Safety Week campaign and called on all construction companies to set aside time this week to re-emphasize the importance of safety to their employees with a view to further reducing workplace accidents. CIF Construction Safety Week runs from 12 – 16 September 2016. It will see […]

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