H&S 2021: Looking forward with positivity: Building a resilient workforce far the challenges of working in a post-pandemic world

Virtual Summit

29th October 2021

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The CIF Health & Safety Summit

October 22
Virtual Summit

INTRODUCTION

Safety is a value and belief that is shared by all across the construction industry. Our commitment to staying focused on the job, and therefore safe, is a point of pride and strength that runs across the entire sector. Health & safety in the industry has been dramatically altered by Covid-19 as the pandemic has impacted all aspects of construction projects. In a time of ever-growing risk, there is one key tool every construction project should have in its toolbox in order to persevere: a focus on resilience.

Resilience has become more than a buzzword for the industry as risks continue to abound across several areas. It is not just the Covid-19 pandemic that has compounded risk for the construction sector; but also factors such as climate change, employee safety, technology adoption and more continue to add pressure.

As risks in the construction industry continue to expand, the need to have a long-lasting, resilient plan in place has become even more crucial – that is the major theme of the CIF Health & Safety Summit 2021.

In a new move this year, the Summit comes to you on the last day of Health & Safety Week 2021. Our summit will feature highlights from H&S Week 2021, as well as a packed agenda honing in on the most critical safety and health compliance and risk issues impacting the business of construction today. If your goal is protecting the safety and health of the men and women working in construction, this is the event for you.

Here are the topics we are planning to feature in our 2021 agenda:

  • Building business resilience: the critical role of health & safety
  • Managing safety & health requirements and risks
  • Factoring H&S concerns into phases of a project plus managing emerging risks with offsite and modular construction
  • Tackling the Negativity Bias in safety
  • Protecting home workers: Steps to ensure the health and mental health of remote workers
  • Mitigating the risk of mental ill-health: Monitoring workers’ health and mental heath and your legal obligations
  • Smart safety management in the era of big data
  • The future of health & safety regulation – potential updates to H&S regulation and the impacts this could have on employers’ responsibilities

Our event welcomes anyone with an interest in health and safety in the construction industry. It is a must-attend for all professionals with responsibility for managing and organising health and safety within their organisation including, but not limited to:

  • Health and safety leaders
  • Business owners, directors and managers
  • Worker representatives
  • Build and design professionals
  • Contractors, sub-contractors
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Local authorities, semi-state agencies, government departments, universities
  • Manufacturers
  • Suppliers
  • Legal firms

Companies who have attended previous CIF events include:

ABB, ABM Design & Build, AIB bank, Arthur Cox, Anthony Neville Homes, Ardmac, Astra Construction Services, Autodesk, Ballymore Properties, Balfour Beatty, BAM Contractors, Bank of Ireland, Beauchamps Solicitors, BP Developments, Byrne Wallace, Canadian Embassy, CapCon Engineering, Cardinal Capital, Castlethorn Construction, Clancy Construction, Cleary and Doyle Construction, Clúid Housing, Collen Construction, Co-operative Housing Ireland, Cork County Council, Cushman & Wakefield, DAA, Davy, Deloitte, Dept. Education and Skills, Dept. Housing, Planning and Local Government, DIT, DPS Engineering, DTZ Sherry Fitzgerald, Dublin City Council, Duggan Bros. Ltd, Durkan Residential, Earlsfort Centre Development, Engineers Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, ESB Networks, EY, Fingal County Council, Gannon Homes, Gas Networks Ireland, House2Home Retrofit Ltd, Hooke & MacDonald, Hill International, Irish Green Building Council, John Paul Construction, John Sisk & Son, Jones Engineering, Kelland Homes, Kilsaran Concrete, Kingspan, Kirby Group Engineering, Lidl Ireland, Limerick 2030, Mace, Manley Construction, Matheson, McCann Fitzgerald, Mercury Engineering, Mott MacDonald, Musgraves, NAMA, NTMA, Neville Homes Ltd, O’Flynn Construction, Phillip Lee, Punch Consulting Engineers,

Testimonials
Testimonials from previous CIF events:

 

Kate Scully

“Excellent forum for networking and safety innovation in construction technology”

 

Michael Kavanagh

 

“Very well organised and found it very interesting”

 

Cyril Mulcahy

“Excellent event overall. Very relevant topics discussed”

 

Javad Hosseinian

“Many thanks for the opportunity (to speak). It was a great event and well managed”

The Virtual Summit Experience

To adapt to the current environment and the growing demand for delegates to enjoy the conference experience in an online manner, The CIF Health & Safety Summit 2021 will come to you as a virtual event.

While our delegates will join in from the comfort of their homes and offices across Ireland and around the world, the event itself will be broadcast live from our dedicated studio in Dublin. Many of our speakers and panellists will appear live on stage, while our international keynotes and participants will be video-conferenced in to join the conversation.

Delegates will have the opportunity to step into the unique virtual summit environment, which includes access to the main virtual conference stage for the full day, live speaker & panel Q&A sessions, a virtual exhibition hall, copies of presentations & content post-event, as well as the opportunity to network, connect and chat with fellow online attendees, speakers and partners in real time.

Virtual attendance will be easily facilitated by our specially customised conferencing platform and dedicated AV team.

Benefits of virtual attendance include:

  • Access to Virtual Main Stage for all keynotes, presentations and debates
  • Video content of the latest technology
  • Opportunities to meet 100’s of attendees virtually, and set up meetings and conversations
  • Online virtual exhibition hall
  • Meet the industry using our matchmaking and profiling facilities
  • Copy of attendee list post-event
  • Copy of all presentations post-event
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For sponsorship opportunities contact:

Wayne Leitch

Head of Sponsorship Sales/ Conferences and Events

Mob: (+353) 86 8575144

Email: [email protected]

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Contact Us

This summit is organised by The Construction Industry Federation, The Business Post and our events partner iQuest. If you have any questions, requests, or require assistance with your booking, please feel free to contact us:

Who are the Construction Industry Federation?
CIF is the Irish construction industry’s representative body. All stakeholders recognise the CIF as the voice for construction because each sector and region are represented. CIF is member-led organisation through its 34 member Executive Committee. All members of this committee and other policy-groups are appointed from and by the CIF’s branches and associations. The executive committee directs a team of executives, subject matter experts and support staff in pursuing the objectives of the CIF’s committees, associations and branches. To find out more, click HERE. 
Who are The Business Post?
A national weekly broadsheet newspaper published across the island of Ireland since 1989. The Business Post provides independent insight, commentary and analysis of the important stories and issues across a broad spectrum of topics: business, finance, politics, technology, markets, media, marketing and personal finance. For more information visit www.businesspost.ie
Who are iQuest?
iQuest is a leading Irish conference and exhibition company formed in 2001. Their goal is to create superior quality events on the issues that matter most to Irish business and government. For more information visit www.iquest.ie.

Jackie Bryan
Conference Facilitator
Tel: (+353) 87 055 7913
Email: [email protected]