Irish Construction Industry Partners Working For A Safer Workplace

Objective 3

The Construction Safety Partnership
Safety Consultation, worker engagement and safety representatives

Safety consultation, worker engagement and safety representatives are requirements of both the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work act 2005 and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.  The SCPAC will focus on examining the current systems and supports in place for safety consultation, worker engagement and safety reps 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 investigate the feasibility of establishing a safety representative group
  • To continue to run and promote the SCPAC Safety Representative Award

Objective Group Lead: Andrew Smith, ICTU

Objective Group Members:  Michael McDonagh, HSA and James Coughlan, SIPTU and CIF representative.

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Contact CSPAC

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


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