Irish Construction Industry Partners Working For A Safer Workplace

Objective 3

Improve safety consultation, worker engagement and encourage facilitation of safety representatives

Safety consultation, worker engagement and safety representatives play a vital role achieving acceptable standards of health, safety and welfare on construction sites. The CSPAC will focus
on examining the current systems and supports that are in place for safety consultation, worker engagement and safety representatives, and identify initiatives where the partnership can support this.


  • To promote workers participation through consultation and engagement with employers and to support the role of the safety representative.
  • To continue to run and promote the CSPAC Safety Representative Award.
  • Training requirements – develop online refresher training for existing safety representatives.
  • Develop and promote guidance for improving communications on site meetings, and improving worker engagement and understanding.

Objective Group Chairperson: Pat Kenny, CWU

Objective Group Members:  Emmet Hynes, JJ Rhatigan; Andrew Smith, BATU; John Regan, SIPTU; John Egan, CIF; Fergus Collins, Irish Water; Mary D’Arcy, Local Authorities/Meath Co. Co.; Lillian O’Neill, HSA Inspector.

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Contact CSPAC

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


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