The NRH Foundation was lucky enough to partner with the Health & Safety Authority (HSA) and the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in the creation of a social media campaign focused on survivors of workplace accidents. This project is aimed at raising awareness of the importance of safety on construction sites and within the construction industry.
In the lead up to the launch of this social media campaign, the blog “The difference taking time out can make!” by Fundraising Manager of the NRH Foundation, Edel Lambe was published, Click here to read it.
Our collective mission is to:
- Reduce accidents on construction sites in Ireland
- Increase awareness of the importance of being committed to safety & health…every day
- Inspiring all of us to share best practices and to work together to strengthen our industry’s safety culture
- Celebrating the safety achievements to date
“In the Blink of an Eye” tells 3 of our patient’s journeys who had workplace accidents in the construction industry and were treated in the NRH. These videos are aimed at raising safety awareness of self-employed and small business employers involved in the construction industry.
Shane Gannon, 41, was a former construction worker – this is his story:
Robert Bradshaw describes coming to terms with life after a serious work accident left him wheelchair bound.
Peadar Farrell takes us through his journey after mild traumatic brain injury after a fall.
The Rehabilitation Journey video shows medical professionals: Dr Mark Delargy (Clinical Director), Anne O’Loughlin (Principal Social Worker) and Dr Eimear Smith (Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine) from the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) discuss the challenging and lengthy process of the rehabilitation after a serious work-related injury.