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CIF hosts inaugural health and safety summit in Dublin

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Health and Safety Summit highlights a cultural shift in attitudes to construction workers’ well-being, with fatal injury stats dropping even as the workforce numbers swell, writes Róisín Kiberd

2nd December, 2018
From left: Conor Greham, business development executive, Learning and Development; Bernardine Walsh, membership executive; Shane Dempsey, director of communications; Robert Butler, head of learning and development, all of CIF Pictures: Maura Hickey

Wednesday, November 28 saw the inaugural Construction Industry Federation (CIF) Health and Safety Summit take place at Croke Park, an event dedicated to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of a workforce projected to increase by roughly 112,000 people over the next decade.

Speakers from diverse and interconnected sectors discussed the challenges and triumphs, the big ideas and the small, practical changes that are helping to reduce accidents, illness and fatalities in the construction industry.

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