Limerick will host the first Be Wise at Height national safety seminar on Wednesday th May 29 . The event is hosted by Blulift will feature some of Ireland and the UK’s leading safety experts and the Health and Safety Authority. The seminar is aimed at Safety Managers across all industries and individuals with responsibility for MEWP hire and maintenance.
Among the speakers will include Michael McDonagh of the Health and Safety Authority, Lee Simmonds, Chairperson of IPAF’s CAP committee and Pat Brown, Safety and Training Manager with Blulift. The event will feature an update on the most recent legislation and company obligations, practical demonstrations and technical overviews using the industry’s most advanced systems.
Pat Brown of Blulift outlined the day was part of the Be Wise at Height national safety initiative to generate more awareness of the risks of working at height and adopting a preventative approach. He explained ‘the seminar is structured to give attendees the most current information from the industry experts that include HSA and representatives from IPAF’s technical committees. The approach will be focused on equipping attendees with a safety and inspection toolbox to employ with their own equipment and safety practices. Blulift has seen a huge increase in the volume of training being requested across all industries and this event is designed to respond to the key information Safety Managers need to deliver a safety at height message in their companies.’ He added ‘this is a unique opportunity to hear and learn from the industry experts in Ireland and the UK and we are delighted to get the support of the HSA and Lee Simmonds who is recognised internationally for his work.’
The event take place on Wednesday 29 House Hotel in Adare, Co. Limerick. There is no charge for the event but places are limited and most be pre-booked through Blulift on 1890 500 900. For more information visit www.blulift.ie