At CRH, we are committed to building a world-class safety culture and conducting our business in a manner that ensures the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers and the general public.

Our businesses are collaborating to drive safety improvements across our industry and beyond, implementing best practice safety management systems and health and wellbeing programmes across all our locations.

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Safety at CRH

Our culture of safety sets us apart and is driven by employees and management at every level as we work to achieve our common goal – that nobody gets hurt at work.

Case Studies

Protecting our people

The development of our culture of safety is captured in 'A Decade of Safety' at CRH, a video produced by our Americas Materials Division. The video...

Protecting our people

The development of our culture of safety is captured in 'A Decade of Safety' at CRH, a video produced by our Americas Materials Division. The video highlights some of the key outcomes of our safety journey including the Life Saving Rules and our SEE STOP DO campaign, which are designed to keep everyone at CRH safe and prevent fatalities.

Case Studies

Promoting employee wellbeing

With 85% of CRH employees being men, we participated in the 2021 'Movember' campaign. The campaign sees men around the world discussing and...

Promoting employee wellbeing

With 85% of CRH employees being men, we participated in the 2021 'Movember' campaign. The campaign sees men around the world discussing and fundraising for men's health issues throughout November. Irish Cement Limerick, part of our Europe Materials Division participated in the 2021 'Movember’ campaign.

Case Studies

Ensuring safety in our workforce

In 2021, Tarmac, part of our Europe Materials Division, gathered employee feedback on their range of women's personal protective equipment (PPE) to...

Ensuring safety in our workforce

In 2021, Tarmac, part of our Europe Materials Division, gathered employee feedback on their range of women's personal protective equipment (PPE) to develop and improve the standard of PPE for women across the construction industry.

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Strengthening our safety processes

In striving to minimise the risk posed by transport safety, a Transport Safety Roadshow was rolled out across our Europe East locations. The roadshow...

Strengthening our safety processes

In striving to minimise the risk posed by transport safety, a Transport Safety Roadshow was rolled out across our Europe East locations. The roadshow gave truck drivers and safety and transport managers the opportunity to experience the enhanced safety features offered by the Econic truck.

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Driving our ambition of zero harm

Our ambition is to have a culture of safety and wellness working towards zero harm. Our Health and Safety Policy is applied rigorously across all...

Driving our ambition of zero harm

Our ambition is to have a culture of safety and wellness working towards zero harm. Our Health and Safety Policy is applied rigorously across all operating companies, ensuring a healthy and safe workplace for all our employees, contractors and other stakeholders (visitors, customers etc.). Our global network of safety officers collaborates with management teams and employees, as well as internal and external specialists, seeking feedback on key issues and supporting businesses in implementing our Health and Safety Policy and practices through prioritised action plans.