Ian Murphy, CMIOSH MIIRSM MICPEM EMFR/CFR
, N. Cert SHW, N. Cert GTT, N. Dip SHWW, MSc RCDM.
Ian owns and operates National Health and Safety (a Consultancy Business in the Republic of Ireland, specialising in Occupational Safety and Health and Civil Protection and Emergency Management).
Ian has held Memberships at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, the Institute of Civil Defence and Disaster Studies and is a Founding Member of the Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management.
Ian is actively involved with the Portumna Branch of the Irish Red Cross in County Galway as an Emergency Medical First Responder/Cardiac First Responder, Ambulance Driver, and Instructor. Ian is also involved at Committee level as the branches Occupational Safety and Health Advisor, Public Relations Officer, Civil Protection and Emergency Management Officer in addition to a number of other roles. Ian is a Member of the National Major Emergency Planning Working Group with the Irish Red Cross and holds a National Certificate in Safety and Health at Work from University College Dublin, National Certificate in Group Training Techniques, a National Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at Work from the University of Limerick (1st Class Honours) and a Masters Degree in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management from the University of Leicester. Ian has assisted the Frontline Emergency Services on a number of occasions and received a Certificate of Commendation from the Irish Red Cross in 2007 for his attendance along with his crew members in response to the activation of the Republic of Ireland’s Major Emergency Plan following a Bus Crash in County Roscommon and recently a commendation following the successful stabilisation of a casualty on board a ferry from Dublin to Hollyhead following a Medical Emergency.