We are running a FAR Refresher Course at our training centre in  Virginia: 12th & 19th  August

Sun and Heat Safety

We finally have a few days of sunshine to brighten our lives and make us feel like we’re in Spain until the rain starts again. Spare a thought for those who work outside as hot weather can pose its own set of health and safety risks. Equally, many will be heading...

Summer Workers Safety Advice

Summer workers safety advice – We all remember our first jobs well and some of us might have not so fond memories of our first foray into the workplace (mine was washing pots and pans in a busy hospital kitchen!) but for many employers, young workers are a...

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

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

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

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...