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About Ayrton

As Ireland’s go-to provider of workplace safety training and consultancy, Ayrton Group is relentlessly focused on the provision of best-in-class solutions for our clients. Our team of ambitious and passionate individuals provide a comprehensive suite of resources to responsible businesses who embrace the need to make safety a top priority, ensuring not just legislative compliance and reductions in accidents but real, measurable improvements in productivity, quality and revenue growth.

Everything we do is underpinned not just by our unrivalled experience and expertise but also by our desire to add real value to our clients’ businesses. We are Risk Management people, we are Safety people, we are people who take what we do very seriously – whether it’s advice from our consultancy team, training from our academy or people placement through our staffing solutions team.

For business owners and decision-makers, our expert team works with national and international clients to offer a full range of business solutions including workplace and facility audits, site inspections, fire safety audits, risk assessments, staffing solutions and more. Ayrton Group is an ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018 certified organisation, which means that our quality management systems, environmental management system and occupational safety processes all meet internationally recognised best practice, legislation and regulatory requirements.

Ayrton Group are accredited by SOLAS, IOSH, IPAF, PHECC, QQI and Certification Europe.  Ayrton Group is audited by these accredited bodies several times throughout the year and are provided with reports.  All reports to date have been positive.  Our Quality Assurance is essentially aligned to QQI Quality Assurance guidelines.

Our Story

Ayrton Group was founded in Cork in 1993 as Health & Safety Services (HSS) by Managing Director Kieran Linehan, a Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH).

Originally a provider of occupational health & safety training, the company expanded on the back of significant demand to also offer specialist consultancy and bespoke training services in addition to the establishment of a traffic management division within the company, growing to over 100 employees and gaining a reputation for innovation and excellence that spread significantly beyond its Cork base.

In 2000 we established our presence in the Dublin market, in 2007 we moved into our custom built state of the art headquarters and 14,000 sq ft training academy and in 2016, this expansion culminated in the establishment of a purpose chosen, fully equipped training academy & offices in Dublin and a rebrand to Ayrton Group, reflecting a broader service offering and a commitment to the future.

Today Ayrton Group offers an ever growing suite of safety and risk management resources and services to a client base in Ireland, Europe and the UK, and continues to grow.

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The Ayrton Difference


Sector-leading executive team | Fully accredited tutors | 20+ years’ specialist safety experience


Highly-qualified safety advisors, trainers and project consultants | Full legislative compliance.


14,000 sq ft training academy | Facilities in Dublin and Cork | Nationwide consultancy and training


ISO 9001, 45001 and 14001 accredited | Recognised qualifications | Industry certifications

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