Join us for our 2014 annual OHS conference and learn how to help your employees flourish. This year’s agenda, designed for HR, OHS and Premises managers, is packed with new ideas and techniques to ensure your employees are safe, fit and healthy, and return to work quickly following absences.

Be inspired by psychologist and author Dr Maureen Gaffney who will show how to achieve a deeper sense of well-being, purpose and to use adversity as a positive turning point in life.


Hear stories from leading companies like MetLife, Aon, Intel and Eli Lilly on how the business value they derived from building healthy working environments.

We look forward to welcoming you at the conference.



Agenda highlights

  • Help your People to be Happy and Productive –              Dr Maureen Gaffney

Hear how you can help your people to flourish and do well at work. Understand how important emotions are with regard to morale, productivity, innovation, problem solving and customer relationships at work, while building a culture that links directly to increased revenue levels.


  • Mind the Gaps – Carl Anders, Ibec

Understand how the courts view mental and physical injuries at work and how the UK and Irish Courts differ.  Critically, learn how this influences well-being policies at work and what we advise in this area.


  • Feeling Blue – Stress and OHS – Gillian Verrecchia, Ibec

Gain an insight in to case law in this area and the lessons learned. Hear what Ibec advises in terms of managing the causes of stress at work and reducing the risks for your business.


  • All about Absence – Fiona Higgins, Ibec

Do you have an issue with absenteeism in your organisation? Learn more about how to manage short and long term absence as well as checking your policies and procedures in this area against best practice.


  • When OHS becomes an IR issue – Anne Byrne, Ibec

How safe is your working environment in terms of bullying and harassment and dealing with issues in this area? Discover ways to ensure your workplace is free from bullying and harassment and how to identify if this area is being used as an IR issue.


  • Working Time in Practice – Lorraine Parkes, Ibec

Do you know how to balance the working time legislation with health and safety in your workplace? How should your records in this area be kept and how do you avoid any liability for employees working in other jobs?


  • Why Wellness ?  – Gary Fearon, Healthcare Lead at Aon with  guest speakers from Eli Lilly and Intel

Hear the compelling reasons why organisations need to invest in wellness programmes and how these can become part of your overall strategy. Aon Healthcare lead, Gary Fearon and invited guests from Eli Lilly and Intel will share best practice in health and wellness.



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Ibec Annual OHS Conference 2014

Clontarf Castle Hotel Dublin
20 November 2014
Time: 8.30am - 4.00 pm
Member price: €310 (excl.VAT)
Non member price: €380 (excl.VAT)

Why should you attend?

  • Hear what organisations are doing to promote a healthy working environment
  • Learn from Dr Gaffney how to build a better sense of well-being and meaning to your lives
  • Hear how the courts look at mental health at work and the implications for company well-being policies
  • Get the latest thinking from our panel of experts on a range of topical well-being issues: workplace stress, absenteeism, bullying, working time and more
  • Great peer to peer networking experience

Book your place today