Health & Safety Manager
Helena came on board with AVS in 2014 and is responsible for co-coordinating and managing safety across AVS’s various sites. With extensive background and knowledge of safety management, Helena has developed and implemented a safety management programme which has achieved Safe T Certification in only our first year of business.
Helena instils a safety led ethos throughout the company ensuring that work carried out on both client sites and at our head office in Dungarvan meets the company’s exacting standards.
Prior to working with the AVS Helena worked in various industries including Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing & Brewing. In addition to developing and implementing safety systems, Helena is proficient in ISO Management Systems implementing a number of specification standards including ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001 throughout her career.
Helena has completed the following courses;
Diploma in Safety, Health & Welfare at Work University of Limerick 2001-2003
Introduction to Behaviour-Based Safety 2012
Diploma in Behavioural Based Safety Techniques – 2012
Train the Trainer Course 2010
Advanced First Aider- Currently training to be an Instructor through the Red Cross
Manual Handling Training Instructor 2012
Harness Inspection Course 2007
SEI Assessors Training Course for Building Energy Rating 2007
Safety Awareness Training in Fire Team and Emergency Evacuation 2007
Abrasive Wheels Training Instructor 2008
Managing Safely In Construction CPD 2014
MEWP Course 2011
VDU Assessor Course 2012
Work at Height Instructor 2014 Course IPAF approved
Renewable UK approved Working at Height and Rescue