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Fundamentals of Attribute 4 Health Safety and Welfare: health and welfare

Event organised by ICE

06 March 2024

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The final in this series of 3 events will focus on health and welfare and will be presented by HSENI who are the regulatory body for health and safety in a range of work sectors across Northern Ireland.

Translink are the public transport provider for bus and rail in Northern Ireland and undertake the role of the client, principal designer and principal contractor for upgrade and maintenance projects on the bus and railway infrastructure. 

AECOM is a worldwide infrastructure consulting firm, who across their multidisciplinary roles, undertake the role of the designer.

Farrans are a leading building and civil engineering contractor with over 80 years’ experience of delivering projects across the UK and Ireland who undertake the role of principal contractor.

HSENI will provide an introduction to health and welfare and the importance of this topic.

Translink will present from their client’s perspective and the challenges they are addressing to improve health and welfare across their remit.

Aecom will present on the designer's role and how designers can make a difference through their design for positive health and welfare.

Farrans will present on health and welfare aspects to be addressed during construction  


David Agnew

David Agnew


safety health and environment director

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David Agnew

David is the safety, health and environment director for AECOM’s water, business in UK & Ireland, with 29-years’ experience in the industry.

David is a chartered civil engineer, Institution of Civil Engineers (Health and Safety Registered) and incorporated member of the Association of Project Safety.

As part of the AECOM’s Water team, David has delivered principal designer, CDM Adviser, project management, design and supervision services for a variety of civil engineering schemes, including

  • wastewater
  • water treatment
  • wastewater
  • water infrastructure
  • landfill
  • windfarm
  • sports pitch and
  • building projects.

David drives a positive SH&E culture and provides task planning, design risk management, incident investigation, training, advice, and audit support to AECOM Water business throughout UK&I. David is committed to improving Health and Safety in the construction industry. He is a member of the Environment Agency SHEW Designers Forum and the Institution of Civil Engineers (Northern Ireland) Health and Safety Group and regularly contributes to their seminars. 

Wendy Moore

Wendy Moore


infrastructure she manager

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Wendy Moore

Wendy Moore BEng (Hons) IEng MICE DipNEBOSH MIIRSM

Wendy is a professionally qualified civil engineer, with 17 years’ experience within the construction industry.

She graduated in 2007 from the University of Ulster with a First Class Honours in civil engineering and again in 2015, at the University of Warwick after successfully completing the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

In April 2023, Wendy moved to Translink as Infrastructure SHE manager, where she manages SH&E resources engaged in managing signalling & telecoms & permanent way; development of the safety management system and environmental management. Wendy also holds the post of vice chair of the Northern Ireland Safety Group. 

Chris Barclay

Chris Barclay


compliance officer

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Chris Barclay

Christopher started his career in the construction industry in 2011 as a trainee site engineer with the former Patton Group. This was followed by working as a site supervisor based on contracts in Scotland.

In 2016 Christopher joined McLaughlin & Harvey as a SHEQ advisor working on several large-scale high value projects across the UK, including multimillion-pound infrastructure and commercial development projects.

Christopher joined HSENI in 2020 and has worked in the Construction Group for this period. 

For more information please contact:

Maeve Currie

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