Irish Construction Industry Partners Working For A Safer Workplace


What is the Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee?
The CSPAC is a body consisting of Employers, Trade Unions, Industry Representative Organisations, Professional Bodies, Government and State Agencies which seeks to promote continuous improvements in health and safety performance at all levels within the Irish construction industry. The partnership has been in operation since 1999.

How does the CSPAC intend to achieve it’s aims?
By reviewing the performance of the construction industry, identifying best practice and areas in which initiatives could assist in improving performance, achieving safer sites in the industry and working together to secure the agreed targets.

Who are the Member Organisations of the Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee?
Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (ACEI) Building & Allied Trades’ Union (BATU), Communications Workers’ Union (CWU), Construction Industry Federation (CIF), Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (DETE), Electricity Supply Board (ESB), Engineers Ireland (EI), Health and Safety Authority (HSA), Health Service Executive (HSE), Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), Irish Business and Employers Confederation (Ibec), Irish Water, Local Government Management Agency (LGMA) Microsoft, National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO), Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI), Services, Industrial Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU), SOLAS.

Who are the target group of the CSPAC?”
The construction industry in general and specifically clients, employers, workers, site management and construction industry safety advisors.

What are the current Objectives of the current CSPAC plan?
The 5 Objectives are:

  1. Standardise the approach to the management of health and safety
  2. Improve awareness/compliance of clients on small, high risk projects such as once-off builds and construction on farms
  3. Improve safety consultation, worker engagement and encourage facilitation of safety representatives
  4. Examine existing CSCS courses with a view to identifying new courses required/needed by industry, and consider new ways of delivering Safe Pass
  5. Occupational health in construction.




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Contact CSPAC

Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee
Construction House,
Canal Road,
Dublin 6.


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