Victor Hrymak




Tel: +353 1 402 4529

Fax: +353 1 402 4495




Victor Hrymak BSc MSc MIOSH MCIEH MIFireE RSP practised as an Environmental Health Officer in London and Dublin before being appointed as College Safety Officer in

Trinity College and subsequently joining the Faculty. He lectures in Environmental Health and Safety to the BSc Environmental Health and the MSc Environmental Health Risk Management to which he is also tutor. He is a member of the Thematic Network Group on Good Safety Practice established by the European Agency for Safety, Health and Welfare

Research Interests

  • Attitude and Organisational Culture Aspects of Risk Management
  • Development of Risk Assessment Tools

Current Research Projects

  • Fire Safety Risk Assessment Methodologies
  • Safety Behaviour in the Irish construction industry


  1. Crowley, D. et al (2002 in print). Health and Environmental Effects of Landfilling and Incineration of Waste.
  2. Hrymak, V and McDonald, N (2002). Safety Behaviour in the Construction Industry. Occupational Safety and Health Institute of Ireland.
  3. Breen, L and Hrymak, V (2000). Integrated Risk Management Techniques. 3rd Graduate/Postgraduate Research Conference on Environmental Health Protection and Safety. Cavan, 2000.
  4. Breen, L and Hrymak, V (1999). Integrated Risk Management in the Health Care Sector in Ireland. Poster presentation, September 1999. Montreal, 1999.
  5. Hrymak, V (1999). Accident Frequency and costs in the Retail Food Sector in Ireland. Health and Safety Review.
  6. Hrymak, V (1998). Occupational Safety Management Systems for the Food Industry. Hygiene Review.

Supervision of Postgraduate Research


  • An Integrated Risk Management Assessment tool to evaluate the existing risk management system within a healthcare facility. MPhil Thesis (2000), Dublin Institute of Technology.
  • Safety Training and Performance in an Irish retail food organisation; MPhil project transferred to PhD register.


Health and Safety in the Construction Industry; PGDip (Res) in progress

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