About Killian Mc Grath

About Killian Mc Grath:


Following on from finishing the Leaving Certificate Killian Mc Grath successfully completed  a two year London City & Guilds third level course in Youghal Technical College in Electronic Systems, unfortunately the lure of the construction was too much and Killian gained employment at a local building site, Killian then progresses onto civil engineering projects where he worked as a machine driver on several large projects such as the Lee Tunnel project and the Carrigtouhil bypass, following on from there Killian Mc Grath worked in the construction industry with his family for a number of years where they progressed to the construction management phase.


Seeing a gap in their knowledge of Health & Safety Killian attended a Managing Safely in Construction course ran by the CIF in 2004, in 2005 Killian attended UCC by night and gained a certificate in Health & Safety and finished with a Diploma in Health and Safety in 2006, Killian Mc Graths career then split into Health and Safety when he became a Manual Handling and Occupational First Aid Instructor in 2006, then in 2008 Killian became a Safe Pass instructor with Fás.


Killian Mc Grath now works in Safety as a full time occupation where from his Offices based in Clashmore, Co. Waterford he provide Safe Pass, Manual Handling, Occupational First Aid and Abrasive Wheels we also provide safety administration support for the Service, Construction, Engineering and Pharmaceutical Industries in the line of Safety & Method Statements, Risk Assessments, Safety and Health Plans in the Waterford, Wexford, Tipperary, Limerick, Cork and Kerry area but we are happy to travel the country to suit our customer’s needs.


Health and Safety is always changing and there are always new standards coming out so Killian continues his education every year.




Killian Mc Grath has gained the following qualifications.


  • Electronic Systems
  • London City & Gulids
  • Foundation Diploma in Training & Education
  • NUI Galway
  • Abrasive Wheels Instructor
  • BLS (CPR/ Defibrillation) Instructor
  • Irish Heart Foundation,
  • Occupational First Aid
  • National Ambulance Training School
  • Manual Handling  Instructor
  • Aderlift Safety Services
  • Diploma in Health & Safety
  • UCC
  • Safe Pass tutor
  • Fás
  • Signing, Lighting & Guarding
  • Fás
  • Location of Underground Services
  • Fás
  • Information Technology
  • WIT
  • Occupational First Aid FETAC Instructor Lvl 6
  • FETAC Lvl 6 and Manual Handling Instruction
  • FETAC Lvl 5 Certificate in Phycology and Counselling Skills;
  • LIT
  • Currently Studying Chemical & Process Engineering at UCC
  • UCC


Services Provided


Safe PassManual HandlingAbrasive WheelsOccupational First AidCPR & DefibrillationFire Awareness Training  Safety StatementSafety & Health PlansMethod StatementsSafety ConsultantSafety Officer PlacementSafety Harness – Work at Height


Killian Mc Grath | Southsafe Training & Consultancy | Ballycurrane, Clashmore, Co. Waterford.

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