The National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) took place in Killarney on Friday 7th October. It was the Safety Section’s fourth consecutive entry into the NISO Awards and we secured a Major Award Category 2.
Cork City Fire Department entered the awards for the first time this year and were successful in winning an Award within the Major Award Category 2.
These Awards reaffirm our commitment to ensuring compliance to regulations and providing a safe environment for employees. The awards also recognise the Council’s continuous accomplishments in Health and Safety, and are testament to our adherence to best practice. Such adherence must always remain at the forefront of our operation.
The Safety Section acknowledge the conscientious effort made by all employees to maintain such a high level of health and safety which resulted in these awards.
The All Ireland Safety Awards are jointly organized by the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) and the Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG) resulting in an average entry level of 2,000 submissions by organizations in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK, across sectors such as energy, construction, manufacturing & transport.Present on the night to receive the Award on behalf of Cork City Council was Paula Kennedy, Health & Safety Officer and present to receive the Award on behalf of Cork City Fire Department were John Ryan, Chief Fire Officer, Phil O’ Hare, Assistant Chief Fire Officer & Noel Heaney, Station Officer.
Paula Kennedy, Health & Safety Officer, Pat Breen, TD, Brenda O’Brien, Brussels Liaison Manager, & Fergal Mc Kevitt, Secretary, NISO
John Ryan, Chief Fire Officer, Pat Breen, TD, Brenda O’Brien, Brussels Liaison Manager, & Fergal Mc Kevitt, Secretary, NISO.