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Behaviour Based Safety

5th August 2016 / 0 Comments

Read The Health & Safety Authority’s Ten Tips – “1.Psychology tells us that much of our behaviour is learned and then subsequently reinforced through our daily interactions in the various social environments we operate in – at home, at work, whilst driving, when on holidays…everywhere, all the time. So, how can what psychology tells us […]

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Training in Construction

4th August 2016 / 0 Comments

      “In addition to specialist training for Managers, Engineers, Craftsmen and other workers there is a legal requirement for all workers at Construction sites to have completed Safe Pass Training and for operators of certain mobile plant to hold the relevant CSCS training accreditation. Important Note FAS have been dissolved and a new […]

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Three Year Action Plan to Save Lives and Reduce Injuries on Farms Published

2nd August 2016 / 0 Comments

    “The Farm Safety Partnership, an advisory committee of the Health and Safety Authority, has published its Farm Safety Action Plan 2016-18. The new action plan lays out a series of specific actions and priorities for tackling the high rates of illness, injury and death on Irish farms. Farming continues to be the most […]

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STAR WARS FIRM ADMITS HEALTH AND SAFETY BREACHES OVER HARRISON FORD CRUSH INJURY

28th July 2016 / 0 Comments

  “A film production company has admitted health and safety breaches after an incident in which Hollywood star Harrison Ford was crushed by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon spaceship while filming the latest Star Wars movie. Harrison, who was knocked to the ground and pinned down by the heavy door, […]

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First Aid In The Workplace

26th July 2016 / 0 Comments

“Do I need a qualified first aider in my workplace? A risk assessment in the context of the Safety Statement should consider the numbers employed, the nature of the work, the degree of hazard, the level of accidents arising, the size and location of the workplace, the distribution of the employees, shift working, availability of […]

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Safety Alert – Working on Fragile Roofs

21st July 2016 / 0 Comments

Working on fragile roofs “Since 2011 fourteen people have lost their lives in Ireland while carrying out roof-work. This makes for stark reading as all of the fatalities were preventable. Moreover many people have suffered serious accidents, including permanent and life-changing disabilities.Have you ever been tempted to climb onto a roof to fix a tile […]

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