The health and safety of Ireland’s emergency services was under the spotlight at this year’s Garda Representative Association (GRA) annual conference in Galway, with firearms training and public order units among Continue Reading →
Farmers have reacted furiously to plans from the Road Safety Authority to introduce road-worthiness tests for standard four-wheel drive tractors used for road haulage.
With the regional rounds of the All Ireland Occupational Safety Quiz season taking place nationwide throughout February and March, it’s now time for teams to put plans in place to Continue Reading →
Psycho-social hazards are largely ignored, despite the fact that they’re “the greatest threat facing teachers during their working lives”, noted ASTI President Ed Byrne, at the launch of the ASTI’s information Continue Reading →
Supervising engineer Harry Doherty was one of a group of employees at the Electricity Supply Board’s Erne Station who recently participated on the water safety awareness course in order to Continue Reading →
The European Good Practice Awards Ceremony will take place on 25-26 April, organised by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) as part of the 2016-17 Healthy Workplaces Campaign.
A free 30-minute short online course, aimed at assisting employers to understand the nature of workplace bullying complaints and to deal with them appropriately, can now be accessed through the Continue Reading →
Two upcoming seminars in Dublin (26 January) and Limerick (23 February) will outline the importance for employers and employees to know their legislative rights and responsibilities in relation to mental Continue Reading →
BMS Swords was the overall winner of the ‘Health & Safety Award’ for its Safety Culture Transformation Programme at the Pharma Industry Awards 2016.
Staff at Louth County Council take the third highest amount of sick leave in the country when compared with other local authorities.