EazySAFE Consultants

EHS & WELLNESS EXPERTS

Paul Tierney
EHS DIRECTOR

Top of our list of EHS experts is our EHS Director, Paul Tierney. Around here, we call Paul ‘the guru’. With over 30 years working in health and safety, Paul can provide expertise in all aspects of Safety Management & training programme development and delivery, with substantial operational experience. Paul has a solid understanding of technical aspects related to facilities management and the built environment, with broad experience working in multi-cultural working environments. Paul has strong leadership, problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills and a proven track record in fulfilling all EHS roles.

Key areas to work with Paul:

Consultancy

Health & Safety Retainer Service
Writing Safety Manuals
Preparing and Updating Safety Statements
Hazard Identification & Risk Assessments
Method Statements
Accident Investigation
Safety Audits
Site Audits
Producing Safety Operating Procedures
Contractor Management Policies
Court Preparation Work and Representations
Employee & Contractor Safety Manuals

Training

Management Legal Brief
Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
Accident Investigation
QQI Level 5 Safety and Health at Work
Safety Representatives Course
Safety Committee Course
General Health and Safety Training
Employee Introduction to Health and Safety
Employee Induction
Machinery Safety Course
Chemical Safety Awareness
Laboratory Safety Awareness

Training (contd.)

Understanding SDS Course
Chemical Spill Course
Gas Handling Safety
Fire Extinguisher Workshop
Fire Safety Awareness
Fire Warden/Marshal Course
Fire Team Training
Noise & Hearing Protection
Abrasive Wheels
VDU Instructors & Assessors Workshop
Office Safety Course
Office Hazard Assessment Course

Samantha Byrne
First Aid & Manual Handling Instructor

Sam is our resident ‘go-to’ for everything to do with first aid and manual handling. Not only is she hilarious, she makes training fun and memorable, and never a chore. Sam understands the importance of engaging her audience and getting the safety message across. Along with her 30 years involvement within Dublin Civil Defence, the majority of her free time has been dedicated to participating in training. Sam is a key member of our team of EHS experts.

Key areas to work with Samantha:

CPR / AED
Occupational First Aid FETAC/QQI Level 6

Emergency First Aid
Manual Handling (Blended)
Manual Handling

VDU Assessments
Pregnancy Assessments

Gemma Doyle

Gemma Collins Doyle
Environmental, Health, Safety & Wellness Consultant

Gemma began working with EazySAFE as an EHS consultant at the beginning of 2016, but our relationship began years ago. Gemma has worked in a number of environments such as manufacturing, food & drink and pharmaceutical, so her areas of expertise span far and wide. Gemma is an asset to the team of EHS experts here at EazySAFE and a pleasure to work with. With a Certificate in Managing Safely in Construction (I.O.S.H) along with:

  • Higher Diploma in Safety, Health & Welfare at Work
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Environmental Resource Management
  • Certificate in Safety and Health at Work
  • Certificate in Internal Auditing. (Awarded by the Irish Quality Centre)
  • Certificate in Environmental Auditing. (Awarded by the Irish Quality Centre)
  • Certified VDU Assessor and First Aider (Nifast)
    Train the Trainer – FETAC Level 6

Key areas to work with Gemma:

Reviewing, updating and preparing Safety Statements
Carrying out VDU Assessments
Carrying out and reviewing Risk Assessments
Reviewing safe systems of work

Guidance on Health and Safety Legislation
Updating and reviewing Safety Plans
Reviewing and updating H and Safety policies and procedures

Project Safety File
Safety Management Systems
Accident Investigation and Reporting
General Guidance of Safety Issues

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Gus McCoy
Health and Safety Consultant

Gus joined the EazySAFE team in 2018 and brings over 30 years of EHS experience. After studying Mechanical Engineering in the University of Limerick, Gus went on to develop a keen interest in health and safety and began his Diploma in H&S. Gus enjoys engaging with people and implementing practical solutions.

Key areas to work with Gus:

Consultancy

Planning and Implementing Health & Safety Systems
Preparing and Updating Safety Statements
Hazard Identification & Risk Assessments
Method Statements
Safety Audits
Site Inspections
Employee & Contractor Safety Manuals
VDU Assessments
Pregnant Employee Risk Assessments

Training

QQI Level 5 Safety and Health at Work
QQI Level 5 Safety Representation
QQI Level 5 Occupational First Aid
Emergency First Aid
First Aid Refresher
Paediatric First Aid
Fire Safety Awareness
Fire Warden/Marshal Course
Manual Handling
Office Safety Cours

Training (contd.)

VDU Instructors & Assessors Workshop
Office Hazard Assessment Course
Employee Introduction to Health and Safety
Employee Induction
Safety Committee Course
Behavioural Safety
Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
Accident Investigation Training
Basic Chemical Safety Awareness
Understanding SDS Course

Jenny Collins

Jenny Collins
General Psychologist and Health and Safety Specialist

Jenny comes with extensive experience as a health and safety specialist working in a diverse range of industry from construction, manufacturing, retail, and entertainment. Her passion for expanding the definition of health and safety in the workplace prompted her to upskill in psychology and wellbeing where I achieved my B.A. and MSc. in Psychology. Jenny has refined her skillset in the areas of health, safety, psychosocial ergonomics, corporate wellness and creating a culture for Manager and Employee assistance in promoting holistic employee health, job satisfaction and talent retention. In addition to the traditional adherence to legislative and regulatory requirements in Health and Safety, Jenny believes gathering specific, context driven data from employers and employees, and applying it to scientific, evidence-based intervention, is crucial for creating a safe, positive, and engaging workplace environment and culture.

Key areas to work with Jenny:

Psychometric evaluations
Employee Engagement
Accident Investigation
Behavioural Safety

Safety Management
Preliminary Health & Safety Plans
Onsite Risk Assessments
Project Safety File

Safety Statements
Site Safety Plans
Safety Management Systems
Accident Investigation and Reporting

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Andy Tilleard
Health and Safety Consultant

Andy has extensive experience working in safety offshore and has traveled extensively working in a range of safety roles and positions. When he’s not working with EazySAFE, Andy provides EHS support for oil majors in contract safety verification and compliance roles. This involves undertaking safety management auditing and inspections across a range of different standards and specifications (OGP432, IMCA, BSC Five Star, OHSAS 18001:2007). Andy is a published author on safety management systems having written “QuickWin Safety Management – Answers to your Top 100 Safety Management Questions” (ISBN 9781-9048-87416). He is also a Charted Member of the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (CMIOSH) and a Full Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (MIIRSM) to boot!

Key areas to work with Andy:

Review and assessment of safety management systems.
Auditing and assessment of safety management systems.

Development of project HSE plans, bridging/interface documents, method statements and risk assessments.
Development of work instructions, procedures and safety documentation.

Certified OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor.
Contract / Master Service Agreement compliance and verification.

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Alan White
Wellness Consultant

Alan White is a second level teacher and Transition year Co-Ordinator, based in Cork. He has studied with the William Glasser Institute in the area of Choice Theory Psychology and is passionate about Mental Health and wellbeing. Alan sits on a working group of the HSE Suicide Prevention Office on the introduction of mental health maintenance in schools.

Key areas to work with Alan:

Consultancy

Custom Wellbeing Programmes

Training

Mental Health Awareness
Wellbeing Workshops
Changes, a custom Resilience and Mental Fitness course

Lisa Quinn O'Flaherty

Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty
Legal Consultant

As well as being a Legal Consultant at EazySAFE, Lisa Quinn O’Flaherty is a solicitor in general practice at Fitzsimons Redmond in Dublin. She mainly practices in litigation and dispute resolution. In her workplace, Lisa is the lead for both the Law Society’s Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Charter and the Professional Wellbeing Charter. She is a Charity Trustee with mental health charity, turn2me. Lisa has had many legal articles published, including in the Hibernian Law Journal. Lisa is passionate about active citizenship. She was appointed a Climate Ambassador with An Taisce, a board member to a number of community organisations, and is a former secretary general of JCI Dublin. Lisa has been a finalist in two categories of the Irish Law Awards, and in the Lawyer of the Year category of the Early Career Awards. Her qualifications include:

  • Solicitor (Qualified in Ireland, Northern Ireland, England and Wales)
  • Prof Dip (UCD) in Leadership, Creativity and Innovation
  • Cert (Carlow) in Data Protection
  • Cert (Law Soc) in Technology Law
  • Cert (TUD) Media
  • LLB (Wales) Irish Law

Key areas to work with Lisa:

Consultancy

Legal advice for topics around HR and Employee Relations

Training

Management Legal Briefs
Customised Workshops

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Joe Byrne
Health & Safety Consultant

Joe has a Mechanical Engineering background and has worked in the construction and Medical Device manufacturing industries. He is experienced in the technical aspects of buildings, process design and safety. Joe has a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and likes to take a practical approach to finding solutions to improve the work environment.

Key areas to work with Joe:

Consultancy

Planning and Implementing Health & Safety Systems
Preparing and Updating Safety Statements
Hazard Identification & Risk Assessments
Method Statements
Safety Audits
Site Inspections
Employee & Contractor Safety Manuals
VDU Assessments
Pregnant Employee Risk Assessments
Contractor Control
Traffic Management
Building and Fire Safety Design
Facilities & Energy Management

Training

QQI Level 5 Safety Representation
Abrasive Wheels Training
Fire Safety Awareness
Fire Warden/Marshall Course
Manual Handling
Office Safety Course
Facilities Management
PPE

Training (contd.)

VDU Instructors & Assessors Workshop
Office Hazard Assessment Course
Employee Introduction to Health and Safety
Employee Induction
Safety Committee Course
Behavioural Safety
Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
Accident Investigation Training
Basic Chemical Safety Awareness

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Pat O’Brien
Environmental Consultant

Pat is a professional environmental scientist and has worked in industry and environmental consultancy for the past 40 years in Ireland, UK and beyond. Pat has considerable national international expertise in the area of IPPC (Integrated Pollution Prevention Control) / IED (Industrial Emissions Directive). As a result, he can assist with drafting IPPC permits in Ireland, development of IPPC self monitoring programmes, training of various EU Accession country environmental inspectorates in IPPC / IED environmental monitoring / inspection & enforcement. Pat is also well versed in implementing environmental management systems ISO 14001. In his spare time, Pat enjoys reading and stays active in the gym.

Key areas to work with Pat:

Consultancy

Independent closure audits
Environmental audits & due diligence
Site investigations
Environmental management implementation – ISO 14001
Preparation of construction environmental management programmes
Environmental impact assessment – EIA / SEA
Solid / liquid & hazardous waste management
Oil spill contingency & mitigation
Pollution control – air & water quality sampling / analysis
Water supply utilities & district heating systems
MSD’s – Material safety data sheets / updates
Laboratory procedures – environmental sampling / analysis / SOP’s
Site firewater retention

Training

Interpretation of environmental legislation
Institutional strengthening capacity building and training
Chemicals risk assessment – REACH
SEVESO III & COMAH
Measurement technologies for environmental emissions
Site Safety Requirements Air Emissions Monitoring
Environmental auditor training
Environmental liabilities
Lessons from major accident hazards – Buncefield / Alpha Piper
Case studies – closure of industrial installations
Preparation of environmental sector policy advice reports

Training

Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment
Basic Chemical Safety Awareness
Understanding SDS Course
Online Environmental-based training modules