The EHS/OHS Forum is to review and discuss OHS/EHS issues of interest to the medtech and engineering sectors in Ireland and feed into the Ibec EHS/OHS policy group. The forum meets three times a year.

Who should get involved
  • OHS/EHS Professionals from the medtech and engineering sectors
  • The OHS/EHS group meets three times per year, hosted by a member company

What  we working on
  • Understand OHS/EHS trends impacting the Medtech & Engineering sectors
  • Learn about changing regulations in the area of EHS/OHS and the impact on business.  Input into the OHS/EHS agenda.
  • Manufacturing Ergonomics, Behavioural based safety (slip, trips and falls guidance's)
  • Contractor management; (inductions, development of a system to support same induction)
  • Deal with OHS/EHS queries, sharing best practice pertaining to policies

Why get involved 
  • Up to date information on key OHS/EHS trends impacting the sector.
  • Best practice knowledge sharing
  • Networking with a 30-40 like minded professionals and access to OHS/EHS discussion forum (180 professionals)
  • Skills development for OHS/EHS professionals
  • Contribute to policy impacting OHS/EHS
  • Update on latest OHS/EHS legislation from the HSA ( Ibec rep sits on the Board of HSA)

Areas of interest for engineering
  • European legislative activity
  • WEEE
  • RoHS
  • National legislative activity
  • Waste policy
  • Environmental policy

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