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# unsafe

Last year
# unsafe
UK Housing Secretary vows change after toddler dies of mould inhalation from flat
Michael Gove said his department would ‘name and shame’ landlords who had breached safety standards.
All time
# unsafe
Resuming club games before social distancing ends 'totally disrespectful' to players
Peter Leahy has taken the decision to stop tracking the Mayo squad’s training sessions.
# valproate
Epilepsy medicine linked to 'severe malformations' in children in France
The types of birth defects attributed to the drug included spina bifida as well as defects of the heart and genital organs.
# Global Health
Seven million women in one year treated for complications from unsafe abortions
Complications from unsafe abortions can lead to chronic disability.
# gluten for punishment
Food safety warning: Lidl potato soup may contain ... minestrone
The recall is due to a packaging error.
# modifications
Defences Forces find solution to keep ambulances worth €900k on the road
Smaller crews had difficulty lifting stretchers in and out of the ambulances.
# unsafe
Mother and four kids to be evacuated from Dublin flat over fire safety concerns
Some tenants in the building say they have nowhere else to go and will be on the streets if forced to leave.
# Louth
Care home staff were not trained to deal with resident who kept punching themselves
One resident was left playing with blocks on the floor for most of the day, only getting a break to go to the toilet and eat.
# shut down
UK care home with 'overpowering smell' of urine shut down after inspection
Elderly residents were removed from the care home last night due to the immediate closure.
# blu bar
Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft
A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident
# dangerous games
How safe are your children's toys?
Over 20,000 toys were destroyed for being unsafe last year.
# unsafe
Grosjean banned and fined after Belgian Grand Prix crash
A thrilling race was marred by wild driving earlier today.
# primp my ride
A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving
International survey shows that up to 20 per cent admit to having changed their clothes while behind the wheel.