Irish Construction Industry Partners Working For A Safer Workplace
  • Construction Safety Week 2017:

    Many Roles – One Vision – Working Safely Together

    Safety Week is a great opportunity to remind everyone of the enormous responsibility we take on/have every day to be safe. Here you will find the tools that will help bring Safety Week to life in our company, on your job sites and in your company

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  • Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee launches new Case Study

    This Case Study follows on from the CSPAC guidance on Client Requirements to make Particular Safety and Health Appointments. This important case study should be of assistance to Clients and Project Supervisors Design Process in dealing with duties, competence and adequate resources as in Part 2 – Design and...

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  • The 6 Objectives of CSPAC

    1) To improve safety and health for small contractors, the self-employed and all working on small projects.
    2) To Improve and promote safety and health innovation in the sector
    3)Safety Consultation, worker engagement and safety representatives.

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  • CSPAC Publications

    Download all of our publications which detail everything you will need to know in order to meet your commitments as a responsible construction industry employer or a safe and healthy employee.

    From safety guidelines to worker compliance - it's all here.

    All downloads are in PDF format.

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Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee

It is proposed that the Construction Safety Partnership and the HSA Construction Advisory Committee have been combined thereby establishing the Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee (CSPAC)

The new structure is a reflection of the need for a renewed focus and increased action on safety and health in the construction sector. The combination of both groups is seen as having significant potential to be a key driver for this.

Message from Patricia King, General Secretary ICTU

"Congress welcomes this three year plan and pledges to continue to play a leading role in its implementation.  Now that the recovery has begun it is important that those returning to work and new entrants can work in a safe and healthy environment.  I know that the unions and employers are attempting to agree decent terms and conditions of employment in place of the race to the bottom that occurred after the Supreme Court struck down the Registered Employment Agreement System in 2013.  The construction industry cannot be safe as long as the widespread abuse of bogus self-employment is undermining decent employment in construction.  it is also important that we achieve a system where those who are carrying out work at site level are registered as having the qualifications and skills required to carry out their function safely, are encouraged to work with the CSPAC to achieve its aim."

Tom Parlon, CIFMessage from Tom Parlon Director General, CIF

"The Construction Industry Federation is committed to driving health and safety improvements in the sector.  We welcome this continued collaborative approach with our industry partners to work together for the common good.  the safety and wellbeing of those who work in the industry or are affected by its activities are of paramount importance and our continued co-operation to achieve our common goals is a key part of our strategy.  A lot of work has been done under previous agreements and plans and with this new 3 year plan, we hope to build on these achievements.  key priority objectives have been identified as part of this plan and I confirm that CIF will work to ensure that the objectives set out here are achieved."

Martin O'Halloran, HSAMessage from Martin O'Halloran, Chief Executive, HSA

"The Authority welcomes this the most recent phase of partnership for the improvements of safety, health and welfare in the construction sector.  With the increasing growth of the sector new challenges are arising and need to be met to ensure that growth isn't achieved to the detriment of workers safety and health.  I welcome the commitment by all partners involved in the Construction Safety partnership Advisory Committee.  The Authority will continue to support the initiatives of the SPCAS and to look forward to the benefit of the advisory function of the committee."

  • Requirements for Construction Site Welfare Facilities
    Requirements for Construction Site Welfare Facilities
    This following guidance has been updated in order to comply with current legislation in particular the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013 Part 14 Construction Site Welfare Facilities.   Year : 2017 – More Information...

  • Be Smart for Construction
    Be Smart for Construction
    If you are being appointed as a Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS) for a construction project you now have the option to download a Construction Stage Safety and Health Plan template when you complete a hazard assessment for a construction business type in your My BeSMART management screen. You must...

CSPAC: Committee Plan 2017-2019

The CSPAC Committee Plan 2017-2019 is now available. “I am pleased to present the Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee Plan 2017-2019. The Objectives in the programme have been agreed following discussions with CSPAC member organisations and recommendations...
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