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Welcome to Safety Ireland First Response, Ireland's largest Medical, Safety, Healthcare and Pre-Hospital Training and Supply Company.

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Quality & Qualifications Ireland - QQI
Irish Heart Foundation - IHF
Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council - PHECC
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health - IOSH

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Safety Ireland First Response: Meet The Team

James Butler

Director
James is one of the co-founders of Safety Ireland. But his medical training started back in 1982 when he did a First Aid course with the Order of Malta Ambulance Corps. In 1993 James left the hotel industry and attended Northeastern University's Emergency Medical Technician course, which was the first EMT course held in Ireland. After completing the course he started work with Waverley Ambulance Service which was based in St. James' Hospital Dublin. Then he moved to Kimmage Ambulance Service and then to Medicall Private Ambulance Service, where he held the position of Base Ambulance Controller.  After that he also did work for Voyagers Assistance of Bromley, Kent, UK, doing Medical Repatriations for  three years.

Qualifications:-
Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT-USA A496405) 1993
Emergency Medical Technician (NAAC - Ireland) 1998
Occupational First Aid Instructor
Irish Heart Foundation BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor
Fire Warden Instructor

Audrey Brereton

Director - Health & Safety Training
Audrey is one of the co-founders of Safety Ireland back in 2001. She attended Northeastern University's Emergency Medical Technician course in 1998 and did her internship with the Dublin Fire Brigade. She then went on to work for Medicall Private Ambulance Service for two years. The following year was spent between St. Vincent's University Hospital Dublin and Voyagers Assistance of Bromley, Kent, UK, doing Medical Repatriations. In 2007 she completed a higher diploma in Safety Health & Welfare at Work with University College Dublin, and is a graduate member of IOSH.

 

Qualifications:-

Diploma in Arts (Continuing Education and Training)
Higher Diploma in Safety Health & Welfare at Work
Emergency Medical Technician (PHECC) 2012
Emergency Medical Technician (NAAC - Ireland) 1998
Occupational First Aid Instructor
Irish Heart Foundation BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor
Irish Heart Foundation Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider

Cardiac First Response Advanced & Community (PHECC) Instructor

Manual Handling Patient Moving Instructor
Fire Warden Instructor

Zara Mahon

Office Manager
While working in the Department of Justice, Zara decided to advance her training so became an Occupational First Aid Instructor and in 2008 joined Safety Ireland.  She has gone from strength to strength with her career in Safety Ireland completing the following courses: FETAC level 5 Health & Safety in the Workplace, an Irish Heart Foundation BLS Instructor , Fire Warden Instructor and FETAC Level 6 in Manual Handling Patient Moving Instructor. She is at the moment completing an Arts Degree in Training & Education through Galway NUI.  What a busy woman!! Zara also keeps all of our instructors in line. They don't cross Zara!

Qualifications:-

Diploma in Arts (Continuing Education and Training)

Occupational First Aid Instructor
Irish Heart Foundation BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor

Cardiac First Response Community (PHECC) Instructor

Manual Handling Patient Moving Instructor
Fire Warden Instructor

PJ Carroll

Senior Instructor - Training Department
Patrick John Carroll after leaving school joined the Permanent Defence Forces where he serviced for twelve years, including overseas tours with the United Nations Peacekeeping Force. After discharge from the Army he joined Waverley Ambulance Service were he stayed for ten years and held the position of supervisor and was responsible for the operations of the company. In 1993 he attended Northeastern University's first Emergency Medical Technician course in Ireland. PJ then worked for three years as an EMT Instructor with the University which included training with New York Fire Department paramedics. He then worked for Voyagers Assistance of Bromley, Kent, UK, doing Medical Repatriations for  three years. PJ joined Safety Ireland in 2009.

Qualifications:-

Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT-USA) 1993

Emergency Medical Technician (PHECC) 2012
Occupational First Aid Instructor
Irish Heart Foundation BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor

Irish Heart Foundation Faculty Member

Cardiac First Response Advanced & Community (PHECC) Instructor

Manual Handling Patient Moving Instructor
Fire Warden Instructor

David Bride

Instructor
David trained as an Instructor with Safety Ireland in 2008 and has been with us ever since as a full-time Occupational First Aid and Irish Heart Foundation Instructor / BLS Instructor. Dave has also qualified as a Manual Handling Instructor while with us here in Safety Ireland.  Before joining us, he worked for Smurfit in Dublin where he was responsible for Induction and Safety Training.

Qualifications:-

Occupational First Aid Instructor
Irish Heart Foundation BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor

Cardiac First Response Community (PHECC) Instructor

Manual Handling Instructor
Fire Warden Instructor

Ian Keogh

Instructor
Ian has had a long interest in Safety & Pre-Hospital training. Ian came to work for Safety Ireland in 2012 after completing the Occupational First Aid Instructor course. Ian was working as a taxi driver and hopes he has taken his last fare.

Qualifications:-

Occupational First Aid Instructor
Irish Heart Foundation BLS Healthcare Provider Instructor

Cardiac First Response Community (PHECC) Instructor

Manual Handling Patient Moving Instructor

 

 

Eibhlín Keenehan

Administration
Eibhlín is originally from Roscommon. Eibhlín worked as an Office Manager in a PR Company in Dublin for four and half years.  In 2005, she went to Australia on a year out and returned to work in an Insurance Company as a Regional Sales Administrator for over five years. Eibhlín is with Safety Ireland over three years now.

 

Laura Mc Mahon

Administration
Laura is our newest member of staff.  Her youth and enthusiastic attitude is infectious in the office and one of the first people you meet when walking through the doors of Safety Ireland.  She comes to Safety Ireland with a customer service background along with  working in the offices of  Accountancy and Travel Agency Firms.  Laura comes with great knowledge in relation to office administration. 

Eoin O'Riordan

Accountant

Eoin holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from UCD, and is a qualified chartered accountant.

 
 
 
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