Schedule


NISO Health and Safety Conference – Health, Safety and Your Wellbeing

Friday, 13 October 2017

Conference Programme


07:45    Registration, Coffee and Exhibition Viewing

08:30    Conference Opening and Welcome Address

Harry Galvin, President, National Irish Safety Organisation

Maurice O’Gorman
President, Chamber of Commerce, Galway Chamber of Commerce


Session 1 – Chairperson: Karl Zimmerer, Managing Director, Glan Agua Ltd.

08:45     A Safe State of Mind – A Psychological Perspective on Safety and Wellbeing

Angela Coholan, Director & Lead Occupational Psychologist, Psychologic Edge International Ltd.

09:20     Distracted Driving

Willie Ryan, SHEQ Director, Actavo Networks & In-Home Division

09:45     Super Safety Reps and the Future of Work

Esther Lynch, Confederal Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

10:15        Questions and Answers

10:25        Morning Coffee & Exhibition Viewing


Session 2 – Chairperson: Karl Zimmerer, Managing Director, Glan Agua Ltd.

10:50     Developing a Healthy Workplace Framework

Biddy O’Neill, National Project Lead, Health and Wellbeing Programme, Department of Health

11:15      “Gloves for Protection against Chemicals – When, Which and How?” – The Myths

Chris Packham, Dermatological Engineer, EnviroDerm Services, UK

11:45      Question and Answer Session

12:00     Lunch and Exhibition Viewing


Session 3 – Chairperson: Joe McLoughlin, Health and Safety Director, John Paul Construction

13:15      Launch of All Ireland Safety Quiz 2018

13:30      Collective Health Challenges facing our Workplace

Pauline Dunne, Senior Dietician, Diabetes Ireland

Edel Killarney, Community Resource Worker, Epilepsy Ireland

Caroline Krieger, Medical Information Officer, Meningitis Research Foundation

14:00      Questions and Answers

14:10      Afternoon Coffee & Exhibition Viewing


Session 4 – Chairperson: Joe McLoughlin, Health and Safety Director, John Paul Construction

14:45      Current OSH Issues and Future Challenges – A View from the Troika

Faciltated by Herbert Mulligan, Editor, Health and Safety Review

Martin O’Halloran, Chief Executive Officer, Health and Safety Authority

Keith Morrison, Chief Executive, Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland

Dr. David Snowball, Director of Regulation, Health and Safety Executive UK

15:30      Question and Answer Session


15:50      Closing Remarks

Harry Galvin, President, National Irish Safety Organisation

16:00      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

Presentation of Awards, Dinner, Entertainment and Band

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