Health & Safety Legal Updates ● Personal Injury Claims ● Most Common Causes of Accident in Construction
● Crystalline Silica Dust & Its Harmful Effects on Construction Workers ● Safety Fears Over the Introduction of New Technologies
A one-day conference
Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
Date: 2nd October 2019
Construction health and safety has never been so important in today’s environment with our increasing claims culture. This conference will provide essential updates and information to help you manage Health and safety in construction, save lives and reduce injuries.
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5 Structured CPD Points
Speakers will offer cutting-edge health and safety advice for senior managers working in construction, use practical examples to illustrate best practice, give you information on new ways to manage health and safety and an update on new regulations and technologies you must be up to speed on. There will also be a focus on key risk areas you need to watch out for and how to minimise these risks on future projects including personal injury claims cases setting a precedent going forward.
Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4.30pm
Opening Remarks by conference chairperson
Safety Updates In The Construction Sector
Speaker: Kieran Linehan, MSc, CFIOSH, Ayrton Group
Personal Injury Claims and Health & Safety Legal Updates
Speaker: Shay Fleming, BSc(Hons), BL, MSc, MInstP, Chartered Physicist, MRSC, Chartered Chemist, Specialist Technical and Regulatory Solicitor, Greg Ryan Solicitors
Ergonomic Assessment Tools for the Construction Industry
Speaker: Ita Leyden BE MSc CEng CMIOSH Consultant Ergonomist and Forensic Engineer
Managing Ergonomic risk to improve Musculoskeletal Health in the Construction Sector
Speaker: Francis Power, Ergonomist (Inspector), Health and Safety Authority
The most common causes of accident in the construction sector & how to prevent them
Speaker: Russell Corlett, Group Health & Safety Director, Peninsula
ISO 45001 and it’s importance in the Construction Industry
Speaker: Vivienne Murtagh, QEHS Consultant
Working to reduce accidents, incidents and first aid events
Speaker: Derek Roche, CMIOSH, H&S Manager, Cairn Homes.
Crystalline Silica Dust & Its harmful effects on construction workers
Safety fears over the introduction of new technologies
This event will be of real interest to all build and design professionals especially those with responsibility for health and safety on site including contractors, sub-contractors, engineers, architects, local authorities, semi-state agencies, government departments, manufacturers, suppliers, universities, health & safety managers and legal consultants.
There will be 5 CPD points awarded to attendees at this conference
Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award
MSc, CFIOSH, Ayrton Group
Kieran established Ayrton Group (formerly Health & Safety Services) in 1993.Read more
Ayrton group now employ over 100 professionals, in all aspects of construction, as well as other safety roles. His qualifications include an MSc from Loughborough University & Diploma from UCC. Having first joined IOSH in 1995, Kieran is a Chartered Safety Practitioner & became a Chartered Fellow of IOSH (the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health) in 2009. Kieran has been a member of the National Executive of NISO, as well as founder member of the IOSH Committee. With a long established background in the manufacturing & construction sectors, Kieran has a wealth of knowledge regarding Project Management, Design & Safety Management Systems, along with what is required to in- still safe systems of work in all workplaces. He also deals with litigation issues, as well as H.S.A. criminal defences & expert witness. In accepting the roles of PSDP & PSCS as part of project management, it affords us the opportunity to consider the latest developments in ergonomics & the best preventative approaches.
BSc(Hons), BL, MSc, MInstP, Chartered Physicist, MRSC, Chartered Chemist, Specialist Technical and Regulatory Solicitor, Greg Ryan Solicitors
Shay Fleming is a specialist multi-disciplinary legal practitioner in the highly regulated areas of Health & Safety, Engineering, Fire Safety, Regulatory Compliance, Professional Negligence, Forensic Science, Technology and Personal Injury litigation.Read more
Prior to commencing practice as a Solicitor in 2015, Shay was a Barrister-at-Law for fifteen years. He had a successful criminal defence practice and specialised in defending regulatory prosecutions brought by the Health & Safety Authority and other regulatory authorities. He also defended personal injury and professional negligence actions on behalf of insurers.
Shay holds professional memberships of the Institute of Physics (Chartered Physicist), and the Royal Society of Chemistry (Chartered Chemist). Before coming to law in 2000, Shay was an Inspector with the Health and Safety Authority where he investigated serious accidents resulting in the successful prosecution of employers, managers and employees. He also spent several years in industry employed as a senior engineer in the microelectronics industry and technical consultant in the print and packaging industry.
B.E., M.Sc., Dip. Em, C.Eng M.IEI, M.IES, C.MIOSH Consultant Ergonomist and Forensic Engineer
Ita Leyden B.E., M.Sc., Dip. Em, C.Eng M.IEI, M.IES, C.MIOSH is a Consultant Ergonomist and Forensic Engineer.Read more
Ita is also Managing Director of Leyden Consulting Engineers (LCE) Ltd. – Safety, Training and Ergonomic Consultants.
Ita Leyden is a chartered engineer, ergonomist and a chartered member of the professional body for health and safety, the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) with over 25 years’ experience in the ergonomics, engineering, training and safety fields. She was one of the first in Ireland to qualify with a M.Sc. in Ergonomics, Health, Safety and Hygiene from University College Galway.
Ita’s work experience spans a variety of roles in engineering and health and safety, including at senior management in the pharmaceutical industry. Ita provides expertise to a variety of industry and service sectors, from retail, transport and manufacturing to construction. Consequently, Ita is involved in all areas of safety, from ergonomic design and assessment, provision of expert witness testimony through to process safety and training, implementation of behavioural based safety programmes and development of safety management systems.
Ita is a part time lecturer of ergonomics in University College Dublin (UCD).
Group Health & Safety Director, Peninsula
Russell has over 20 years of experience in the regulatory consultancy industry and is a Chartered Safety Practitioner.Read more
He is also a Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH) as well as a Member of the International Institute of Risk & Safety Management (MIIRSM).
Ergonomist (Inspector), Health and Safety Authority
Frank Power works with the Health and Safety Authority in Ireland as an Ergonomist (Inspector).Read more
Since joining the Authority he has been involved in addressing Ergonomic and Manual Handling issues at a strategic and workplace level and has acted as an Expert Witness in the Courts.
His main areas of work include the development of regulations and guidance, completion of regulatory inspections, representing the HSA on NSAI, EU and National Disability Authority work groups. He developed the Manual Handling and People Handling Training Framework in co-operation with the QQI and the HSA Manual Handling Training Advisory Group.
His main area of work at the present time relates to Ergonomics Risk Management.
He previously worked with Intel Ireland, Medtronic and Nypro Limited.
He graduated with a M.Sc. in Safety and Ergonomics from NUI, Galway, and a B.Sc. in Quality Management from Sligo Institute of Technology. He is a Chartered Member of IOSH, member of the Irish Ergonomics Society and a Member of Engineers Ireland.
Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
EARLY BIRD RATE €395+VAT, per person.
Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain amount of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment
CMG Events Conference Discount
- 15% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.
The rate to attend includes morning tea/coffee and refreshments on arrival at registration, mid-morning tea/coffee and pastries and full buffet lunch. You will receive the speakers PowerPoint presentations within 24 hours after the event.