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Promoting Farm Health and Safety through Social Learning with Discussion Group

Event Time 12 noon
Venue Online
Promotion of Farm Health and Safety through Social Learning with Discussion Groups Webinar

In this Webinar Dr Tracey O’ Connor, Recent Walsh Scholar will provide an overview of her recent PhD study as a Teagasc/ H.S.A. Walsh Scholar. Tracey will be joined by her study advisors in discussing the implication of her study on the promotion of Farm Health and Safety through Social Learning with Discussion Groups.

Co - Chairs: Mr Francis Bligh, Teagasc H&S Specialist & Mr Pat Griffin, Senior Inspector, H.S.A

Panellists

  • Dr Tracey O’ Connor, Recent Walsh Scholar
  • Dr Denis O’ Hora, School of Psychology, NUIG.
  • Dr David Meredith, RERC, Teagasc
  • Dr John McNamara, H&S Specialist, Teagasc

Dr John McNamara, H&S Specialist, Teagasc will provide both the international and national background to the study and outline the potential to enhance farm health and safety uptake

Dr Denis O’ Hora, School of Psychology, NUIG. will provide a psychological perspective on how embedding safety topics in discussion groups helps generate and support safer farm practices

Dr David Meredith, RERC , Teagasc will explore with a panel of advisors who participated in the study the practical aspects of including farm health and safety in discussion groups.