NISG Awards 2023 recognises health and safety champions in construction sector

Northern Ireland’s Health and Safety community came together on November 9, to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG) at its conference and Gala Awards Dinner at La Mon Hotel, Belfast.

The conference heard from key speakers from the health and safety sector and attendees had the opportunity to check out the latest  H&S product innovations in the exhibition hall.

During the Gala Dinner local construction firms were among the award winners: John Graham Construction Ltd.; Adman Civil Projects Ltd.; W&H Alexander Ltd.; Mivan Ltd.; RYOBI Aluminium Casting (UK) Ltd.; MJM Marine Ltd.; McAleer and Rushe; Northern Group and AG Paving & Building Products.

Special Awards were also received by: John Graham Construction Ltd – Healthy Workplace Award and Adman Civil Projects Ltd. – Driving for Work Award.

Diarmuid Mullan, Construction Site Manager for Heron Brothers and Matthew McMahon, a Higher Level Apprentice (HLA) Student Engineer with Adman Civil Projects Ltd were joint winners of the John Gordon Award sponsored by Safety Advice Centre which goes to someone nominated by their own company who has gone above and beyond in the field of health and safety.

A ballot also took place during the event, with an amazing total of £2,100 donated to the Air Ambulance charity. 

Contact NISG Joint Secretary, Nicola McCracken on if you are interested in hearing about the 2024 NISG Awards Workshop launch in the New Year and visit: to find out how to become a member.