John served 37 years in the Defence Forces reaching the rank of Commandant and spent his last 5 years 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, liaision with the State Claims Agency in relation to risk management in the Defence Forces, accident / claims investigation and compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Management System in the audit process.
John was appointed Senior Consultant, Health and Safety with Eamon O’Boyle and Associastes in 2012. John has been Safety Officer and Event Controller for a wide variety of events in Ireland and conducts Risk Assessments and compiles Safety Statements for our clients.
John is a Fellow of the Security Institute of Ireland,a Lead Auditor with European Quality Assurance (EQA) and an Associate Lecturer in Event Control at the Institute of Technology, Carlow.
John is a Member of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, Technical Member of Institute of Acoustics and a member of the EQA Assessment Committee.
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 (OHSAS 18001) and a Foundation Diploma in Training and Education.