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#Health and Safety

# health-and-safety - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Man (40) killed in farming accident in Cork
# Mourneabbey
# Mourneabbey

Man (40) killed in farming accident in Cork

Jan 1st 2015, 3:15 PM 29,041 Views 4 Comments

The accident happened at 7.20pm last night.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 20 December, 2014

"We won't be moving," say residents told to leave their homes a week before Christmas
# Bellharbour
# Bellharbour

"We won't be moving," say residents told to leave their homes a week before Christmas

Dec 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 34,857 Views 66 Comments

Their landlord has gone into receivership and the receiver says there are health and safety concerns.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths
# James Higgins
# James Higgins

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths

Dec 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,333 Views 7 Comments

Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors
# New Rules
# New Rules

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Nov 13th 2014, 8:59 PM 16,654 Views 85 Comments

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Kite surfer forced to swim long distance back to shore after equipment failure
# Dollymount Beach
# Dollymount Beach

Kite surfer forced to swim long distance back to shore after equipment failure

Oct 26th 2014, 10:00 AM 17,501 Views 37 Comments

Howth Coast Guard received a 999 call at 6pm yesterday.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft
# Blu Bar
# Blu Bar

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:22 PM 14,926 Views 5 Comments

A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident

# health-and-safety - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Páirc Uí Chaoimh capacity boosted ahead of Munster hurling final
# Health And Safety
From The42
# Health And Safety

Páirc Uí Chaoimh capacity boosted ahead of Munster hurling final

Jul 10th 2014, 11:59 AM 6,453 Views 12 Comments

36,646 people will be hosted at the Cork ground for the Rebels’ clash with Limerick.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Tattoo and piercing industry regulation under review - because there's none right now
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Tattoo and piercing industry regulation under review - because there's none right now

Jun 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,943 Views 44 Comments

Businesses must adhere to health and safety rules, but there is nothing specifically tailored for the industry.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Whatever became of the UCD athletic track?
# Off Track
From The42
# Off Track

Whatever became of the UCD athletic track?

Jun 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,605 Views 6 Comments

Following the closure of one of the college’s most famous landmarks in November 2011, promises to replace it have continually gone unanswered since.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

England's World Cup hotel fined for 'not providing condoms to guests'
# Safety First
From The42
# Safety First

England's World Cup hotel fined for 'not providing condoms to guests'

May 27th 2014, 2:16 PM 7,389 Views 9 Comments

Rio de Janeiro’s Royal Tulip has incurred the wrath of the Brazilian consumer protection agency.

# health-and-safety - Friday 9 May, 2014

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

May 9th 2014, 10:44 PM 12,268 Views 31 Comments

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

# health-and-safety - Monday 28 April, 2014

'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers
# Safety
# Safety

'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers

Apr 28th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,141 Views 29 Comments

There have been 569 robberies in betting shops across the country in the last three years.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Pizza Hut ‘embarrassed’ after district manager caught urinating in sink
# Caught Rapid
From The Daily Edge
# Caught Rapid

Pizza Hut ‘embarrassed’ after district manager caught urinating in sink

Feb 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 49,062 Views 65 Comments

Em, this base is a tad soggy.

# health-and-safety - Monday 6 January, 2014

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year
# Accidents
# Accidents

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year

Jan 6th 2014, 2:05 PM 6,978 Views 12 Comments

The HSA said it was particularly concerned about the deaths of four children on farms in 2013.

# health-and-safety - Friday 27 December, 2013

Pigeons and toilets rolls among weirdest causes of fires in 2013
# Flamin Nora
From The Daily Edge
# Flamin Nora

Pigeons and toilets rolls among weirdest causes of fires in 2013

Dec 27th 2013, 6:00 PM 12,701 Views 8 Comments

London Fire Brigade has revealed the reasons behind some bizarre call outs.

# health-and-safety - Monday 23 December, 2013

Man ejected from Slade gig after his dancing was deemed a 'safety risk'
# Merry Xmas Everybody
From The Daily Edge
# Merry Xmas Everybody

Man ejected from Slade gig after his dancing was deemed a 'safety risk'

Dec 23rd 2013, 2:47 PM 1,648 Views 0 Comments

Daz Bishop says this is the first time he’s been kicked out of a gig for Dancing.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Extra ambulance and staff added to Newcastle Hospital after closure of St Columcille’s A&E
# Loughlinstown Hospital
# Loughlinstown Hospital

Extra ambulance and staff added to Newcastle Hospital after closure of St Columcille’s A&E

Nov 16th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,497 Views 21 Comments

Newcastle Hospital in Wicklow has had extra staff and an ambulance added following the closure of the emergency unit in Loughlinstown.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Transparency in medical negligence cases could save the health system millions
# Patient Safety
# Patient Safety

Transparency in medical negligence cases could save the health system millions

Nov 5th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,810 Views 3 Comments

Yesterday’s conference on medical negligence was told the health service could save millions if the traditional deny and defend policy was replaced.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 3 November, 2013

HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year

Nov 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,922 Views 17 Comments

The Health and Safety Authority said so far this year 38 people have lost their lives in accidents at work.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation
# Factory Workers
# Factory Workers

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

Oct 24th 2013, 10:08 AM 3,639 Views 12 Comments

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

# health-and-safety - Friday 18 October, 2013

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?
# Sponsored By HSA
# Sponsored By HSA

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?

Oct 18th 2013, 10:25 AM 10,276 Views 5 Comments

And more importantly – how can they be prevented?

# health-and-safety - Sunday 13 October, 2013

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?
# Danger
# Danger

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?

Oct 13th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,600 Views 13 Comments

The Radiological Protection Institute tells us more about the stolen lightning preventers, what they are and when the last time radioactive materials were stolen.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths
# Courts
# Courts

Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths

Jul 31st 2013, 2:14 PM 6,396 Views 21 Comments

Wicklow County Council pleaded guilty to three criminal charges related to the deaths of two firemen in Bray in 2007.

# health-and-safety - Monday 29 July, 2013

Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident
# Court
# Court

Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident

Jul 29th 2013, 12:44 PM 11,499 Views 13 Comments

The case arose after an accident in which a bus carrying students flipped onto its roof, resulting in the death of a teenager.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths
# Bray
# Bray

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths

Jun 20th 2013, 12:48 PM 5,992 Views 19 Comments

The council was on trial for the deaths of two firefighters in a blaze that broke out in a disused building in Bray six years ago.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 23 May, 2013

'Extremely' poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

'Extremely' poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse

May 23rd 2013, 8:38 AM 5,559 Views 9 Comments

A government report found that two floors had been added illegally and the ground it was built on had been a body of water, filled with rubbish.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Man sticks finger into table saw to prove his invention works
# Safety First
# Safety First

Man sticks finger into table saw to prove his invention works

May 18th 2013, 8:45 AM 27,184 Views 52 Comments

Can you handle watching what happened next? Okay then…

# health-and-safety - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Column: I'd give my heart and soul to never have heard the words 'Priory Hall'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I'd give my heart and soul to never have heard the words 'Priory Hall'

May 11th 2013, 1:30 PM 29 Views 47 Comments

The residents evacuated from Priory Hall are the only people who have paid in any way for the problems uncovered in the buidling, writes Alison Doyle.

# health-and-safety - Monday 6 May, 2013

Farmers' health and safety group "could save lives"
# RISKY BUSINESS
# RISKY BUSINESS

Farmers' health and safety group "could save lives"

May 6th 2013, 8:30 AM 3,991 Views 9 Comments

When a group of farmers realised that health and safety was a big issue on their farms, they took things into their own hands – and won an award for their work.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 28 April, 2013

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"
# Agri Accidents
# Agri Accidents

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 AM 18,600 Views 6 Comments

Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire
# Bangladesh
# Bangladesh

Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire

Nov 27th 2012, 10:22 AM 12,121 Views 26 Comments

Activists want the rapper to campaign for safer conditions at clothing factories in Bangladesh, one of which burned down at the weekend killing 110 staff.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween
# Halloween
# Halloween

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween

Oct 31st 2012, 6:30 AM 6,075 Views 33 Comments

Alan Shatter has outlined additional measures being taken to tackle anti-social behaviour on Halloween.

# health-and-safety - Monday 29 October, 2012

How safe is your workplace?
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

How safe is your workplace?

Oct 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 6,525 Views 17 Comments

Even if you work in an office, you could be at risk of health and safety issues. The CEO of the Health and Safety Authority tells us more.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Tyrone farmer killed in farm accident
# Farming
# Farming

Tyrone farmer killed in farm accident

Oct 27th 2012, 2:48 PM 9,233 Views 5 Comments

The industry in Northern Ireland has seen a growing number of fatalities in recent years.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’

Sep 27th 2012, 7:01 AM 358 Views 18 Comments

Mary Murray, wife of one of the Bray fire men who lost their lives in a blaze five years ago says men who risk their lives are heroes.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 28 June, 2012

7 tips for staying safe on the roads during this morning's floods
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

7 tips for staying safe on the roads during this morning's floods

Jun 28th 2012, 8:38 AM 7,254 Views 7 Comments

The worst of the rain seems to have passed – but the roads still present many hazards for motorists this morning.

# health-and-safety - Friday 1 June, 2012

Got a crutch? The HSE won't take it but Jack and Jill will
# CRUTCHES WANTED
# CRUTCHES WANTED

Got a crutch? The HSE won't take it but Jack and Jill will

Jun 1st 2012, 1:51 PM 8,162 Views 15 Comments

For health and safety reasons the HSE won’t re-use crutches, so the Jack and Jill Foundation wants you to donate your old ones for scrap aluminium.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 12 May, 2012

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving
# Primp My Ride
# Primp My Ride

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving

May 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,803 Views 7 Comments

International survey shows that up to 20 per cent admit to having changed their clothes while behind the wheel.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Priory Hall residents unanimously agree to resolution process
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents unanimously agree to resolution process

Apr 22nd 2012, 7:45 AM 4,516 Views 16 Comments

The residents of the Priory Hall apartment complex have unanimously agreed to participate in a proposed resolution process chaired by Supreme Court judge Justice Joseph Finnegan.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene

Jan 3rd 2012, 6:14 PM 3,248 Views 53 Comments

Emails show that Taoiseach says he will pass matter onto Phil Hogan – but Minister Hogan won’t meet with residents.