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Sun Protection for Outdoor Workers

15th August 2016 / 0 Comments

Introduction “This short guide is both for employers of outdoor workers and the employees themselves on sun protection. These include construction workers, farmers, agricultural and horticultural workers, fishermen, gardeners, postal workers, council workers, refuse collectors and couriers. The guide provides useful information on the topic of skin cancers which are much more common in outdoor […]

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Health & Safety Myths

12th August 2016 / 0 Comments

The Myth: HSA Inspectors are just looking to catch people out and issue fines. The Reality: In 2014 less than 10% of inspections by the Health and Safety Authority resulted in formal enforcement action. Although The Authority has a duty to enforce workplace health and safety law, the primary focus of a Health and Safety […]

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Team mates revive GAA star after he suffered suspected heart attack on pitch

11th August 2016 / 0 Comments

if you have ever doubted the need for an AED machine in a public area, please read the article below. An AED machine can save a life an is invaluable at a time like this. Curraha GAA star Danny Battersby is lucky to be alive. The 22-year-old collapsed suddenly during a game with Drumbaragh in […]

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Defibrillator installed at the Barbican, other venues urged to follow suit.

10th August 2016 / 0 Comments

“The Barbican Centre has installed a defibrillator in the reception area of its premises at William Street, Drogheda. Barbican Manager Declan Power told Drogheda Life that the decision to install the new Automated Electronic Defibrillator (AED) came about as part of the centre’s health and safety policy. “It has always been our commitment to ensure […]

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As an Employee… Don't take risks

9th August 2016 / 0 Comments

Introduction “So there’ll always be safety procedures. They’re not really ridiculous, but not having them would be. No matter what job you work in, it pays to be alert when it comes to health and safety.  Some jobs are obviously more dangerous than others, but accidents can happen in any type of workplace.  The best […]

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FSAI Launches its Strategy for 2016-2018

8th August 2016 / 0 Comments

‘Safe and Trustworthy Food for Everyone’ “The Food Safety Authority Ireland (FSAI) today published its strategy for 2016 – 2018, which sets out its core vision of safe and trustworthy food for everyone and its mission of protecting consumers by leading a collaborative food safety community to continuously raise food standards and create a culture […]

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