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New research shows survival rates of Irish restaurants much higher than perceived

A new study by researchers from Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) shows that the average failure rate for Irish restaurants in the first year is just 15 per cent.

Safe Pass, fire and chemical handling training at Western Management Centre

Western Management Centre provides training in Safe Pass, fire and chemical handling, plus many other key health and safety courses. Some of these courses are mandatory training courses.

Make the most of your food

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Stop Food Waste programme is encouraging everyone to make the most of their food, and avoid throwing out up to €700 worth of food every year.

Safe Pass and health and safety courses

In order to work in any type of building or construction site you must have a Safe Pass card. This card is mandatory for many jobs involving maintenance, building, painting, landscaping, etc.

Health and Safety Authority launches new work related stress campaign

The Health and Safety Authority has launched a new information campaign aimed at raising awareness of the damaging effects of work related stress. Work related stress is stress caused or made worse by work. It refers to situations where employees perceive their work in such a way that they have serious and on-going difficulty coping with day-to-day demands.

Galway farms targeted as part of health and safety checks

Inspectors from the Health and Safety Authority are carrying out spot checks on Galway farms this month in a bid to reduce the number of accidents causing injury and death.

Refugee families to be resettled in Athlone

 

Public meeting on climate change and the world economy

As Galway braces itself for another winter, a public meeting on climate change and its direct links to how the world economy functions, will be held on Monday November 21 at 8pm in Richardson’s, Eyre Square.

Mayo companies pick up All Ireland Occupational Safety Awards

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A number of Mayo companies picked up awards at the All Ireland Occupational Safety Awards in Mullingar recently. Mairead McGuinness, Fine Gael MEP and vice president of the European Parliament, presented the awards. She said the awards mark the achievement of people who day-to-day carry out what are in many ways mundane tasks in detecting risks, training personnel, enforcing and monitoring good practices, and inculcating rather than dictating a safety ethos in the workplace.

Galway author’s new book on environmental justice

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GLOBAL CONCERNS about environmental risks, climate change, and threats to the planet from industry have resulted in new movements challenging those putting profits before the planet.

 

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