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CMSE - Blog | Safety Training & Consultancy

11
Dec

Carbon Action to Footprint as part of GHG Initiative in Lagos

Carbon Action, part of the Chris Mee Group made a presentation this week to the Lagos Greenhouse Gas Inventory (L-GHGI) Project stakeholder group in Lagos, Nigeria. The stakeholder group was comprised of government departments, NGO’s and major industrial companies operating in Nigeria. The meeting was hosted by the Climate Change and Ecological Protection Initiative, CCEPI. The stakeholders came together to discuss the urgent need to implement a carbon mitigation plan in Nigeria, which is a signatory to the 2015 Paris Accord. The meeting achieved a strong consensus on the need to act. The first project will be to conduct a carbon footprint for the whole economy – a 12 month project. Carbon Action’s role is to provide the expert knowledge in quantifying emissions, in line with ISO 14064 guidelines.

Pictured are from L-R: Fergal Mee, Carbon Action, Esther Body-Lawson, CCEPI, Yahaya Ahmed, CEO Development Association of Renewable Energies (DARE) and Brian Murnane, Carbon Action.

6
Dec

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind Christmas Gift

Christmas Donations

In lieu of the traditional corporate Christmas gift, this year donations have been made to Field of Dreams, Autism Ireland, and The Irish Guide Dogs. We feel the best gift we can give is the gift of helping others and we thought that these charities would be a great choice.


 

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

We recently visited The Irish Guide Dogs Headquarters and Training Centre at the Model Farm Road, Cork.

The Irish Guide Dogs is dedicated to assisting those with vision impairments and the families of children with autism to achieve improved mobility, to lead better lives and to become more independent.

All of the national charities training programmes are run at the Model Farm Road location. Clients partaking in courses stay at the Centre for the duration of their training – With some courses lasting up to three weeks!

It costs over €5 million to run the organisation each year with over 85% of the income coming from voluntary donations and fundraising.

Click here to read about Riley, the Guide Dog puppy that the Chris Mee Group Sponsored as part of the “Finding Their Feet” campaign.

If you want to get involved as a Supporter, Volunteer or as a Business offering Work Contact Evelyn Power at [email protected] or Call 021 487 8200

6
Dec

Field of Dreams Christmas Gift

Christmas Donations

In lieu of the traditional corporate Christmas gift, this year donations have been made to Field of Dreams, Autism Ireland, and The Irish Guide Dogs. We feel the best gift we can give is the gift of helping others and we thought that these charities would be a great choice.


Field of Dreams

We recently visited the 3 acre Down Syndrome Cork, Field of Dreams site in Curraheen. Where we met with Debbie Kelleher, Manager and Care Coordinator and Nicky Green, Horticulturalist who gave us a tour of the grounds and a background to the Charity.

The Field of Dreams is a social farming program, with a training room, commercial grade kitchen with accompanying cafe, 2 polytunnels, market garden, sensory garden, remembrance garden, orchard, covered courtyard, recreational areas and a fruit garden which is currently under construction.

The programme is focused on getting adults with Down syndrome placed in meaningful employment. Currently there are 8 attendees on the QQI Level 3 Life and Work-skills Programme hosted at this inspirational training environment.

Other programmes at the Field of Dreams include the Activation Programme – a one year programme. This is hosted 1 day each week and focuses on harvesting produce from the farm, cookery and Arts and Crafts.

If you want to get involved as a Supporter, Volunteer or as a Business offering Work Contact Sharon at [email protected]

22
Nov

Taoiseach admits Ireland to drastically miss EU emission targets for 2020

Ireland is faced with paying hundreds of millions of euro in EU imposed fines or purchasing carbon credits as the country is likely to fail in its 2020 EU carbon emission reduction targets to reduce emissions by 20%.

Speaking at the Dáil, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar declares that the real reduction will be nearer to 1% in 2020 but he hopes that 2030 targets will be met. Going on to say “I am determined that we should do so for renewable energy and CO2 emissions.”

Levies of €20 per tonne are applicable to petrol, diesel, coal and more and though the Government have thus far held off on increases in the budget it is likely that future budgets will see rises.

A recent Off Target report Published by Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe noted that though Sweden is on right track no EU country is performing adequately in terms of ambition and advancement in reducing carbon emissions.

Image Source: https://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/climate-change/most-eu-countries-set-to-miss-2020-carbon-emission-reduction-targets-report-60882

Carbon Action – Part of Chris Mee Group are a leading provider of environmental related Carbon Training & Climate Change Consultancy services in UK, Ireland & abroad. Our clients range from large multinationals to SMEs. If you have any questions regarding Climate Change please do not hesitate to contact one of our experienced Consultants by filling in the enquiry form on this page.

Sources:

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/ireland-will-miss-eu-emission-targets-for-2020-admits-leo-886731.html

https://www.downtoearth.org.in/news/climate-change/most-eu-countries-set-to-miss-2020-carbon-emission-reduction-targets-report-60882


12
Nov

Why is it important to effectively manage your safety management – and how to get started.

Your introduction to Health and Safety Management Retainers

An effective Flexible Solution to Safety Management is the pillar of any effective organisation. The CMSE Health and Safety Management retainer system is fully transparent and flexible to suit your needs.

Compliance under the 2005 Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act is legally required. We assist companies of all sizes in complying with this legal obligation whilst being able to customise the level of support to the needs of your business – allowing you to concentrate on running your business.

All of our Most Popular Retainers include Free Manual Handling training for staff, Full Company Health & Safety Visit/Audit, Detailed Company Risk Profile and Report, and discounts on our Training (Classroom & Online) and Consultancy services

For more information on each package click here

 

Why do we offer these services?

  • Manual Handling Training – Manual Handling involves any transporting or supporting of any load by one or more employees. This includes lifting, pushing, pulling, putting down, carrying or moving a load. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work, (General Applications) Regulations 2007, Chapter 4 of Part 2, outline the requirements that must be adhered to in relation to manual handling.
  • Company Health & Safety Visit/Audit. This vital piece of your safety management system will help you determine how effective your safety program is. These are the controls required to minimise risk. Audits lead to actions and control measures that MUST be implemented.
  • Detailed Company Risk Profile and Report. Risk Profiling will allow you manage risk and balance the cost of controls with the cost of negative event giving you a strong case for a reduction in premiums to your underwriter and insurance broker.

For more information click here or to request a Call regarding Health and Safety Management Retainers please fill in the form below.