Schedule


NISO Health and Safety Conference – Safety: The Heart of the Matter

Friday, 12 October 2018

Draft Conference Programme


07:45    Registration, Coffee and Exhibition Viewing

08:30    Conference Opening and Welcome Address

Harry Galvin, President, National Irish Safety Organisation


Session 1 – Chairperson:    [Ayrton Group]

08:45     

Dr Helen Russell, Research Professor, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)

09:15     

Bev Messinger, Chief Executive, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

09:45     

Darren Sutton, Senior Partner, RMS Switzerland

10:15        Questions and Answers

10:25        Morning Coffee & Exhibition Viewing


Session 2 – Chairperson: Mark Rutherford, Environmental, Health & Safety Manager, Intel Ireland Ltd.

10:50     Personal Injury; The Occupational Health Perspective

Dr Deirdre Gleeson, Specialist in Occupational Health, Medwise Occupational Health Services

11:20      

Conor O’Brien, Chief Executive, Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB)

11:50      

The Hon. Mr. Justice Frank Clarke, Chief Justice, Supreme Court

12:20     Question and Answer Session

12:30     Lunch and Exhibition Viewing


Session 3 – Chairperson: Jim Curley, Chief Executive, Jones Engineering

13:45      Launch of All Ireland Safety Quiz 2019

13:55     

Prof Dave Snowden, Chief Scientific Officer, Cognitive Edge and Founder and Director, Centre for Applied Complexity, University of Wales

14:25    “Influencing Hearts and Minds”, the Health and Safety Authority’s Strategy 2019-2021

Dr Sharon McGuinness, Chief Executive,  Health and Safety Authority (HSA)

14:55      Questions and Answers

15:00      Afternoon Coffee & Exhibition Viewing


Session 4 – Chairperson: [Anderco]

15:20      Collective Health, Safety and Welfare Challenges facing our Workplace

Well@Work – How to create a heart healthy workforce

            Enda Campbell, Workplace Health Promotion Officer, Irish Heart Foundation

Rosemary Keogh, Chief Executive, Irish Wheelchair Association

15:45    Communicating Safety Messages – The story of Tommy McAnairey and others

Owen Wilson, Networks Safety Manager, Gas Networks Ireland

16:10     Questions and Answers


16:15      Closing Remarks

Michael O’Neill, Vice President, National Irish Safety Organisation

   …      Close of Conference


Additional booking required for dinner

……..       Cash Bar

19:00     Call for Dinner

Guest: Pat Breen, T.D., Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection [To be Confirmed]

Presentation of Awards, Dinner, Entertainment and Band

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