Athlone IT Win HSA Third Level Occupational Safety and Health in Healthcare Competition

 

A team of students from Athlone IT have won first place in the Health and Safety Authority’s first ‘Occupational Safety and Health in Healthcare’ competition aimed at nursing undergraduates across Higher Education.  The winning team, captained by third year student Leanne Murphy, each won an Apple iPad. The second placed team, also from Athlone IT and captained by third year student Aine O'Reilly, won a prize of €600. A team from Dundalk IT, captained by Grainne Miggin, took home the third place prize of €300. Congratulations to all!

 

Athlone IT

The winning team from Athlone IT pictured at the HSA national final for occupational health and safety in healthcare are from L-R: Dr. Pearse Murphy, Head of Department, John Larkin (lecturer ), Leanne Murphy (team captain), Noreen Minogue (team member), Joanne Harmon, Education Manager HSA, Arlene Conry (team member), David Maher, IOSH (Judge), Sheena Notley, Inspector HSA (Judge), Norma Sheehan, (Judge),  Dr. Anne Drummond UCD , Martin O'Halloran, CEO HSA and Beatrice Moran (lecturer).

Athlone IT

The second placed team from Athlone IT pictured at the HSA national final for occupational health and safety in healthcare are from L-R: Aine O’Reilly (team captain), Joanne Forde (team member), Ann Kavanagh-Bugler (team member).

Dundalk IT

The team from Dundalk IT pictured with the judges and HSA staff at the national final for occupational health and safety in healthcare are from L-R: Dr. Anne Drummond UCD, Sheena Notley, Inspector HSA (Judge);  Norma Sheehan (Judge); Joanne Harmon, Education Manager HSA, Rachel Maher (team member), David Maher, IOSH (Judge), Grainne Miggin (team captain), Evelyn Farrelly (team member), Martin O’Halloran CEO HSA, Dr. Geraldine O’Connor (lecturer) and Ann Everitt Reynolds (General Nursing Programme Director, Dundalk IT)

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