The All-Island Quarry Safety Conference is a bi-annual event that is hosted alternatively in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and involves all of the stakeholders from both jurisdictions.

The 2020 All-Island Quarry Safety Conference is to be held at the Armagh City Hotel on the 14 October - Details will follow when available.

The conference aims to inform and update the industry on new guidance and information sources and cost effective ways of managing safety. Delegates have an opportunity to shape how the regulators and their representative organisations support their sector.

Photographs of the 2018 event can be viewed here


Extractive Industries Ireland - Health and Safety Conference and Exhibition for the Mining, Quarrying and Construction Products Industries

The 2018 Event was held at Doran's Pit, Blessington, Co Wicklow on the 26th of September and included an outdoor demonstration and display area - Further information and the presentations can be found below:-

An excellent presentation was provided by Maurice McNamara MD of Maveric Contractors but the size and format of the presentation are not compatible with our website


The 2016 Extractive Industries All Island Seminar was held in the Armagh City Hotel on the 18th of October. The event flyer can be downloaded here. There were a number of speakers from industry and from Regulatory bodies from the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK.  A number of presentations from the seminar are available using the links below


The 2014 All-Island Conference was held on the 19th of November at the Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley in Dublin. The conference was particularly relevant to senior and regional managers, location managers, safety & health professionals and safety representatives within the sector and anyone with an interest in health and safety in the quarrying sector.

The Flyer can be viewed here




The 2012 All-Island Conference was held on Wednesday 24th October 2012 at Armagh City Hotel, Armagh and included presentations on:

  • Maintenance Pitfalls
  • Worker Competence
  • Avoiding Health Issues
  • Geotechnical Mapping
  • Site Security and Edge Protection
  • Building the Team

The flyer can be viewed here


The 2010 All-Island Quarry Safety Conference was held at the City North Hotel, Co. Meath on Wednesday, 17th November 2010 and included presentations on:

  • Dealing with Challenging Times
  • Atlantic Alliance Update
  • Safer by Design Initiative
  • Quarry Contractor Safety
  • Silence is Consent & Safe Delivery to Site
  • Leadership and Safety Performance
  • Supporting Industry

The flyer can be viewed here