Occupational Health + Safety Services

Training and Consultancy Services

Construction Health and Safety Information (In-house half-day programme)

For construction employees and employers of construction workers.

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"I would highly recommend OHSS to carry out further training with our company. Mary (the course co-ordinator) was excellent at interacting with the audience. Got everyone involved and her course content was excellent and suited our work environment". AMMcP – (HSQE Officer) 14/10/18

"Would highly recommend." R Clarke 14/10/18


The aim of the 3-hour programme is to highlight the many varied health and safety hazards of construction activities and re-inforce the key steps that should be taken to eliminate or minimise risks. Programme Content

Programme Content

The course will cover the following topics and include any additional topics as requested by learners.
  • Current HSA statistics on construction accidents;
  • Research finding on: time of occurrence ; activity being completed and causal factors for non-reportable construction accidents.
  • Human failings leading to accidents
  • Driving for work. Statistics on fatigue, distractions, speed, vehicle and journey
  • Respiratory disease, contact dermatitis and mental ill-health
  • Hand –arm vibration and noise
  • Manual handling – the one thing you must never forget!
  • Sun exposure
  • Office safety

How you will engage

The information session will include quizzes, videos and practical demonstrations.

Number of participants

To optimise the benefits to the learners, programme numbers should be restricted to 20 attendees.


Contact Mary Murphy , OHSS at 091-441637 for information on fee for presenting the programme in-house at your facility.


Mary Murphy MMedScOccHealth BSc CMIOSH LFOH

For details on all upcoming courses Email OHSS or Tel: Mary Murphy at 091-441637


"Excellent course on Safety Reps. Good balance across broad range of subject matter. Sufficiently in depth., provides good understanding of safety rep role and how to get the most from it. "
Avicen Fahey HR Administrator, Fintrax Group Holdings Ltd

"The trainer, Mary Murphy demonstrated complete knowledge of the subject matter and answered all questions fully. Quite refreshing."
Eoghan Kenny, Quality Manager. KPW