Irish Construction Industry Partners Working For A Safer Workplace

Objective 1

The Construction Safety Partnership
Objective No. 1: To improve safety and health for small contractors, the self-employed and all working on small projects

The majority of fatal and serious accidents that occur in the Irish construction industry involve small contractors and the self-employed.  Of the 9 fatal accidents recorded in 2016, 7 were self-employed or working for companies with 10 or less employees.


  • To improve the health and safety management systems for small contractors and the self-employed through initiatives such as organising mentoring and support by larger contractors and by the promotion of BeSMART Construction
  • To support Continuous Professional Development amongst small contractors and the self-employed including the CPD requirements of the Construction Industry Register or Ireland (CIRI) register
  • To review Client guidance with a view to helping small contractors and the self-employed assess and demonstrate competence

Objective Group Lead:  Pauric Corrigan, NISO

Objective Group Members: Brian Molloy, HSA and Dermot Carey, CIF

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Contact CSPAC

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


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