What clients say about us
'Safety First Training were extremely professional in their approach to our Manual Handling training requirements, we had about 300 people we needed to train in a short space of time. They demonstrated flexibility with our training dates and offered an in-depth and detailed course which covered all our legal and company requirements. In addition, the feedback we received from the attendees was very positive'.
Maria Cullen, Programme Manager CPL
'As a network manager in a Skillnet network I have had the opportunity to work with Andria from Safety First Training on numerous occasions. I have always found Andria extremely professional, clear in her objectives and criteria and particularly helpful for feedback and follow up instruction. Evaluation has shown that the tutors are highly competent in their field with a high standard of presentation, very approachable and helped the group to relax from the very beginning. I would have no hesitation in recommending Safety First Training'.
Jackie Ryan, Network Manager, Southern Tipperary Skillnet
'The HSE, in the North East have a Service Level Agreement (SLA) in place since 2002 with Safety First, to provide Moving & Handling Instructor & Operative level training across all Services. We are pleased with the quality of the training Andria & her team have provided and it is delivered to the standards set within the Guidelines of the Irish Society of Physiotherapists'.
Marie Nolan Steen, Health & Safety Co-ordinator, Health Service Executive Dublin North East
'I found the instructors were very experienced in their fields and this made the training very interesting and engaging. You cant beat real life experiences when it comes to delivering safety courses. What I liked about the assessment at the end of the training was that it was tough, because that's its what you would expect and what you need for regulated safety training'.
Philip W Byrne, EHS Training Manager, Pfizer Ireland
'Excellent Course. The facilitator, Andria O' Donovan was brilliant. She has great people skills and instilled confidence in all of the attendees. She is very engaging and kept you on your toes but this is exactly what is needed'.
Denise Murphy, St Vincent's Hospital Fairview
'The Lecturer, Andria O' Donovan, was very supportive and willing to explain and answer questions & willing to go back over the material when requested by the attendees'.
Geraldine Neil, Training, Research and Development Co-ordinator, Child Vision
'Excellent course. The standard was very high and the facilitator Andria O' Donovan was excellent giving clear instruction and excellent feedback to the participants while at the same time tailoring the training to the needs of our organisation'.
Marion Mulroe, St Vincent's Hospital Fairview
'Safety First Training have been providing our manual handling & people handling training for the past seven years. Andria O’ Donovan and her team are professional, experts in their field and tailor the training to the specific needs of our organisation. It is clear that they are passionate about the importance of training to prevent back injuries and the feedback from our staff is that the trainers are friendly, approachable and supportive and make the training enjoyable and relevant to the specific patients they have'.
Susan Anderson Director of Nursing The Brabazon Trust
'Having attended two Patient Handling Instructor courses with Andria O’ Donovan, I have no hesitation in highly recommending Safety First Training. The courses were professional and thorough, yet were delivered in a relaxed learning environment where open discussion and problem solving were encouraged. Andria has also been extremely approachable and helpful in providing us with advice and suggestions following the courses'.
Kim Ging, Physiotherapy Manager, Enable Ireland.