Monthly Archives — October 2020

Safety Week 2020

By – On October 27, 2020 – In News With No comment

Some highlights from Construction Safety Week 2020 including some great participation and engagement across all sites across the GMC Group. The focus now is to continue our safety engagement and proactive Safety Culture in accordance with our ‘Start Safe Stay Safe’ philosophy. #CIFSafety20

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Construction Safety Week – Friday 23rd October

By – On October 23, 2020 – In News With No comment

Friday 23rd October – Emergency Preparedness Construction sites can be dangerous places and should have an emergency plan in place so that quick and effective action can be taken in the event of a problem to ease the severity of the situation and to limit the consequences. An emergency plan comprises agreed, recorded and rehearsed […]

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Protected Cycle Lane Pilot Project – Swords

By – On October 22, 2020 – In News With No comment

GMC Utilities Group, working on behalf of Fingal County Council, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority will commence works next week on the installation of protected cycle lanes in Swords. The works will involve the installation of a concrete kerb and sign delineators for the cycle lanes along with an upgrade on existing junction […]

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Construction Safety Week – Thursday 22nd October

By – On October 22, 2020 – In News With No comment

Thursday 22nd October – Working Safely at Height Working at height is one of the recurring cause of fatalities and serious injury in Ireland. A review of construction-related fatal accidents, as undertaken by the HSA, identified falling from height as the single most common cause of fatal accidents. The findings demonstrated that 40% of all […]

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Construction Safety Week – Wednesday 21st October

By – On October 21, 2020 – In News With No comment

Wednesday 21st October – Occupational Health in Construction Every year more working days are lost due to work-related illness compared to injuries. Statistics reveal that construction workers have a high risk of developing diseases from a number of health issues. Cancer – construction has the largest burden of occupational cancer amongst the industrial sectors. It […]

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