CIF Health & Safety Summit

Health and Safety in Construction - a new way of thinking

14, May, 2024

Croke Park, Dublin

The CIF Health & Safety Summit 2024 is designed to share updates in innovation and improvements for health and safety and to foster new ways of thinking for the built environment.

Hear from expert thought leaders in European and UK health and safety, on how emerging technologies are creating new opportunities and unique challenges for the future of health and safety in the construction industry. Advancing faster than any innovation in our history, digital technologies have transformed our society and our daily lives. For workers and employers in many workplaces and in all sectors, digital technology offers increased opportunities but also presents greater challenges and risks in terms of safety and health. With the increasing move towards digitalisation of fieldworkers, Health & Safety and Operational leaders need to be abreast of the latest solutions being used by progressive organisations in the sector.

Our expert speakers will discuss constructing the future and how the surge in the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) across various industries from healthcare to education and from agriculture to manufacturing. AI has become an essential part of modern business models and in the construction industry it has the potential to reshape workflows, improve safety, and increase efficiency like never before. What futuristic technologies will power the AI revolution? How can we leverage modern construction methods and digitalisation for enhanced efficiency?

Other key industry topics will include the importance of psychological safety for high performance; the impact of new techniques and methods of construction on health and safety in Off Site Manufacturing/Modern Methods of Construction; human-centred technologies for a safer and greener construction industry; why construction is a team sport and future plans for the Health and Safety Authority in a rapidly changing world of work.

There will also be opportunity to network with other professionals before, during and after the event, as well exploring issues at our roundtable discussion session. Don’t miss this opportunity to gather, connect and collaborate with other thought leaders in the industry.

This year’s CIF Health & Safety Summit sees Ireland’s construction sector coming together to reinforce and promote the importance of safety, health and overall wellbeing in both work and life. As one of the Ireland’s largest industries, it is vital we continue to grow, change, collaborate and innovate to protect people and prevent harm

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Agenda

8:40am
Chairman, Health & Safety Committee, Construction Industry Federation (CIF)

Modernising construction safety skills

9:25am

Falls from height continue to be the biggest cause of fatal and serious accidents in the construction industry. A new initiative spearheaded by the National Scaffolding & Access Contractors (NASAC) is focused on increasing the competencies of scaffolders. Keith and John discuss what is involved and the progress to date

Manager, National Construction Training Centre, Mount Lucas
Managing Director, Summit Scaffolding
Senior Contracts Manager, McCrory Access Ireland
9:50am

Dublin City Council has implemented a scheme to reduce the movement of heavy goods vehicles in Dublin city centre – for environmental reasons and also to improve public safety. Niall outlines how the construction sector is impacted and how the industry can contribute to addressing the objectives of the DCC HGV strategy

Acting Senior Executive ITS Officer, Environment & Transport, Dublin City Council
10:10am

A review of the current Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has commenced. The first programme to be reviewed is the location of underground services. Sean outlines the progress to date and the changes bring brought about to make the programme more useful for the sector

SHEQ Manager, Ward & Burke Construction Ltd.

Health and Safety in Construction

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January 31, 2024

Summit FAQ

General Summit Questions

The summit takes place at Croke Park, Dublin. The closest accommodation is the Croke Park Hotel.

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to [email protected].

We will be announcing speakers and our agenda soon. Stay tuned!

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Yes, you can find answers to most of your questions in our sponsor portal. Login there for all your FAQs, announcements and important information and deadlines. Don’t have access to the portal? Email Patty immediately at [email protected], because there are important updates sent to all sponsors that will need your attention.

Ticket Questions

Please contact Jackie Bryan, Customer Manager on [email protected] or 087 055 7913.

As part of our terms and conditions, we unfortunately do not have offer refunds. We appreciate your understanding of this policy. Please do note that you can transfer your ticket to another person up to 30 days before Summit.

Yes, we offer 3 for 2, and 5 for 3 on the ticket prices.

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