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What’s Happening at Fiontar Group.

Stay up to date with all that’s happening at Fiontar Group and across the Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality Industries. If you have any queries, feel free to contact us on the form or contact number below

Winter Weather Safety

🚧 As the winter chill settles in, ensuring site safety becomes crucial. Here are some winter safety tips to keep everyone safe on site. Keep Informed: Keep up to date with weather forecasts and warnings from the Met Éireann (Ireland weather service) or the Met office (UK weather service) Clear pathways: Remove snow and ice regularly to prevent slips and falls. Traffic control: Mark icy areas and redirect traffic away from hazardous zones. Inspections: Regularly check equipment and scaffolding for ice buildup. Communication: Keep everyone informed about weather changes and safety protocols. Emergency Preparedness: Reinforce emergency response plans tailored for winter conditions, ensuring

New Quad Bikes & ATV Regulations.

The new regulations by the Health and Safety Authority, which come into effect on November 20th, include the introduction of compulsory helmet wearing while using Quad Bikes & ATV. All operators must also under go safety training. Under the new regulations, helmets must have chin straps. Cyclist helmets or workplace hard hats are not acceptable. These changes aim to address safety concerns, mitigate risks, and ensure a safe environment #SafetyFirst#Quadbikes#ATVs

Lean Construction Ireland Conference

🏗️ The countdown is on for Lean Construction Ireland 🏗️ 📌 9th November – Croke Park, Dublin. Pop by, say hello to Karen & Andrew, get expert advice and get hands-on with our latest innovations, including our custom built DocuSafe platform, the future of Health & Safety. See you there!

October 2023 is Construction Safety Month! 

his year the focus is on Critical Risks. In construction, identifying and mitigating critical risks is crucial for everyone’s safety. Every day, construction workers face multiple hazards such as: 🔸 Trenching & Excavation Hazards🔸 Confined Spaces Dangers🔸 Heavy Machinery Accidents🔸 Respiratory Hazards (Dust, Asbestos, etc.)🔸 Falls from heights🔸 Electrical hazards But by raising awareness, sharing knowledge, using best practicesand ensuring strict adherence to protocols, we can mitigate these risks, create a safer site and protect everyone involved. Make It Visible campaign video, Lighthouse Club website  Construction Workers’ Health Trust website

HSA launch guidance on the dangers of UV rays for outdoor workers

Today, Thursday 15th June, the UV (ultraviolet) rays in Ireland are above 6. According to the UV Sun Index this means there is a high risk to skin exposure and sun protection is required.” In Ireland, skin cancer is the most common cancer with 13,000 cases diagnosed annually. People who work outdoors have a higher-than-average risk of skin cancer. The Construction Safety Partnership (CSPAC) an Advisory Committee to the board of the Health and Safety Authority (HSA,) has developed a quick information guide for employees and safety representatives to raise awareness about the risk of skin cancer from sun exposure. This Employee Information

2023 New Arrivals!

We are thrilled to welcome 3 new outstanding members to our team – Andrew, Richard & Jacqueline. They bring a wealth of experience and new skills in both sales and operations that will allow us to drive our business forward. We’re looking forward to seeing the great things they will accomplish for Fiontar Group. This growth is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our existing staff, and it’s exciting to see how we are impacting the industry with our drive and innovation. We can’t wait to see our business thrive this year.

Dublin Office Signage

The new Dublin office is beginning to feel more like home. New signage has been displayed in all areas of the office.

New Office Pod

New Fiontar Group Pod added to the Dublin office. Ensuring all our staff members are operating in a comfortable environment. The pod adds to the friendly collaborative environment in the office.