Kirby Group Engineering: The journey towards a zero harm culture

Kirby Group Engineering: The journey towards a zero harm culture

Barry O’Brien is an Associate Director, EHS at Kirby Group Engineering, a firm he joined in 2005. The Limerick headquartered company has enjoyed swift growth in recent years. It now directly employs over 1,300 people across Europe and recorded a turnover of more than...

Safe construction and the electricity network

Safe construction and the electricity network

Safety Week 2022 Bronze Sponsor A safety message from ESB Networks’ Public Safety Manager Michael Murray Electricity is the driving force of our economy. It is so much a part of modern living that we often take it for granted. Electricity is delivered across the...

Hilti: When CEOs lead, safety follows

Hilti: When CEOs lead, safety follows

Safety Week 2022 Gold Sponsor Unsafe jobsites are typically due to poor management, therefore it’s management's responsibility to convince their employees of the importance of health and safety, says construction product developer and manufacturer Hilti. The...

Synchronised construction, from software to hardware

Synchronised construction, from software to hardware

Steve Jackson, Technical Manager at Trimble, and Sam Hough, Business Manager at BuildingPoint UK & Ireland explore the role digital hardware can play in helping deliver projects safely, efficient and productively, alongside digital software Synchronised...

If it was up to me: Derek Byrne

If it was up to me: Derek Byrne

Derek Byrne has worked in the social care area for approximately 10 years. He is currently the General Manager of Way 2 Work Ireland, which he co-founded with Dr John Killeen and Andrew Low in 2019 in partnership with Tusla. Way 2 Work Ireland is a fully-funded...

Embracing difference in the construction industry

Embracing difference in the construction industry

No one hard hat fits all, as AIDAN PRIESTLEY discovers when he meets two people who, in their own powerful way, embody how equality, diversity and inclusion can work in the construction industry Ryan Perry has always been a strong advocate among his peers for equal...

Skills on show at Worldskills Ireland 2022

Skills on show at Worldskills Ireland 2022

This September, Ireland’s largest skills, apprenticeships and careers event - Worldskills Ireland - will open its doors at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin, promoting trade industry skills and apprenticeship opportunities for young people as they navigate future options...