Trade Unions celebrate achievements of Health and Safety Reps

1 Nov 2019

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The ICTU and the HSENI today presented the annual Health and Safety Rep of the Year award in a ceremony which celebrated the work of trade union elected health and safety representatives.

 

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Speaking at the event, ICTU Vice President Alison Millar said ‘health and safety reps are the backbone of the trade union movement, working to ensure that everyone is able to work in safe and healthy environments.  I am absolutely delighted to present the awards on behalf of the trade union movement and wish to congratulate all of the winners and applicants and commend all trade union health and safety reps’.

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Robert Kidd, Chief Executive of the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland also presented the awards to the winners. 

 

The winner of the 2019 Health and Safety rep of the Year was Siobhan Duncan, a NIPSA rep working in the NI Fire and Rescue Service.

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Highly Commended certificates were awarded to Emma-Jane Cullen, UNISON and Paul Turner, NIPSA.

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