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Overview of HSENI's 5 year corporate plan

Event organised by ICE

20 September 2023

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HSENI is the regulatory body for health and safety in a range of work sectors across Northern Ireland.

This webinar will provide a review of HSENI’s last corporate plan (2018-2023) which was delivered in the most challenging of circumstances. It will introduce the new corporate plan 2023-2038 which has started in a difficult operating environment. We will hear how HSENI is planning to operate within this environment.

The corporate plan also sets out the main priorities for the sectors (including construction) within HSENI’s remit for the next 5 years. The outputs and measures of success have changed to reflect the ownership of risk and the collaborative approach necessary to reduce fatalities and serious injuries at work which will remain the dominant central tenet of HSENI’s operating model.


Louis Burns

Louis Burns


deputy chief executive

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Louis Burns

Having graduated from Queen’s University Belfast, Louis obtained a MA in Industrial Psychology (First Class) in 1992 from University College Dublin. Following this he trained and worked as a health and safety consultant and then took up a position of safety manager with Guinness Northern Ireland Limited. Louis then became the business risk manager with Guinness Limited (formerly Guinness Brewing Worldwide) until he joined the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI).

On joining HSENI, Louis has been an inspector in the disciplined services sector. During this period he developed and reviewed HSENI’s policies and procedures on investigation and prosecutions. In 2005 he became a principal inspector and in 2007 he set up HSENI’s Major Investigation Team where he was responsible for the management and oversight of investigations and prosecutions arising out of fatalities and the most serious accidents at work in Northern Ireland.

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Maeve Currie

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