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Investing in Health and Safety

Investing in Health and Safety

Many employers believe that if an accident happens to an employee in the workplace the employer will inevitably be found liable and have to pay compensation, where if Investing in Health and Safety may ease this. Recent cases in the Court of appeal gives some comfort...
Hand hygiene and safe hands

Hand hygiene and safe hands

You use your hands for almost every activity in your daily and working life and in the workplace especially, they are often one of the most exposed and vulnerable parts of your body. For Hand hygiene and safe hands It makes no difference if you’re punching a keyboard...
Radon in the Workplace

Radon in the Workplace

New radiation protection legislation has been passed which requires all employers in high radon in the workplace areas to test their workplace for the radioactive gas radon. Where levels are above the national reference level of 300 Becquerel per metre cubed,...
Amendment to Construction Regulations

Amendment to Construction Regulations

A new amendment to the Construction Regulations, the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 129 of 2019), was signed into effect by Minister Breen on 2nd April 2019 and is immediately effective. The purpose of these...
High Court Safety Claim Dismissed

High Court Safety Claim Dismissed

We keep hearing that insurance companies just pay out for silly accidents and that courts tend to side with the injured person as opposed the company. It is therefore encouraging to see that a recent High Court Safety Claim dismissed after a judge declared that the...
Pain free driving

Pain free driving

You know that achy feeling you get when you’ve been stuck in the car for too long on an extended journey, or even the daily commute, stopping and starting in traffic? A good driving position is imperative, and this guide will help you with the correct positioning when...