Members of Carson McDowell's Health and Safety Team address Northern Ireland Safety Group Seminar

03 February 2014

Practice Area: Health and Safety

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Ashleigh Birkett, Associate in Carson McDowell's Health and Safety Team, was recently a key speaker at the Northern Ireland Safety Groups’ Effective Crisis Management Seminar.

The event, which was attended by health and safety professionals from across a number of sectors, was designed to give guidance on preparing for effective crisis management with a specific focus on the external health and safety investigation.

Ashleigh addressed the attendees on crisis management and how to effectively manage the aftermath of a serious health and safety incident in the workplace. This involved examination of crisis management policies, the powers of regulators and tips for coping with an external investigation. In terms of proactive safety management, Ashleigh also lead a discussion on how to show leadership in health and safety and the importance of having a good safety culture.

Jacqueline McAleese, also an associate in the Health and Safety team at Carson McDowell addressed delegates on the civil court process and how this can interact with a regulatory investigation.

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