John Fitzmaurice

John Fitzmaurice

Health and Safety Officer

John served in the Irish Defence Forces for 37 years, reaching the rank of Commandant, with his last 5 years spent serving as Defence Forces Health and Safety Officer. In that appointment, John was responsible for the provision of advice to the General Staff of the Defence Forces on all aspects of Occupational Health and Safety risk. John also acted as liaison with the State Claims Agency in relation to risk management in the Defence Forces, was responsible for accident / claims investigations, and ensured compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems in the audit process.

John was appointed as Senior Consultant, Health and Safety with Eamon O’Boyle and Associates in 2012. John has acted as Safety Officer and Event Controller for a wide variety of events in Ireland. He also conducts Risk Assessments and compiles Safety Statements for our clients.

John is a Fellow of the Security Institute of Ireland, an Auditor with European Equality Authority (Ireland) and an Associate Lecturer in Event Control with Institute of Technology Carlow. He is a member of the Association of Irish Risk Management, Member of The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and a Technical Member of The Institute of Acoustics.

John has completed the following relevant courses: BA from NUIG, Diploma in Safety; Health and Welfare at Work, Diploma in Security Management, Workplace Noise Assessors; Environmental Noise Assessors, Manual Handling Instructors (QQI Level 6); Lead Auditors Course (OHSMS 18001); and a Foundation Diploma in Training and Education.