A recent European survey on working conditions, conducted by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, has found that 22 per cent of workers in Ireland have experienced Continue Reading →
Early intervention is key to helping people with inflammatory arthritis who remain in the workforce, according to a senior occupational therapist, as lost working days and forced retirements caused by arthritis Continue Reading →
We’re currently updating our mailing list for ‘Health & Safety Times’, so if you wish to receive either the print or digital edition (or both) of the magazine, don’t ‘paws’ Continue Reading →
Measures to improve behavioural safety in the Irish wind industry and to support national and international companies in delivering energy targets in a safe and efficient manner in Ireland will Continue Reading →
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has rolled out a two-week nationwide work-related vehicle safety inspection and information campaign to focus on four key sectors – transport and logistics; wholesale Continue Reading →
The new chair of the Board of the Health and Safety Authority is Tom Coughlan, former Chief Executive of Clare County Council (2009-2016) and board member of Shannon Group PLC.
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 →