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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.
There were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016 across the country representing a 21 per cent reduction of the 56 reported in 2015, according to figures released by the Health and Safety Authority this week. In Mayo there were two people killed in workplaces according to the report, both in the agricultural sector.
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a free short on-line course, aimed at helping employers to manage safe driving for work, on its e-learning portal http://hsalearning.ie. The short 30 minute online course was developed in partnership with the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána. It will assist employers to understand their legal obligations, in relation to managing driving for work activities, and manage the main risks associated with driving for work.
At the All Ireland Safety Quiz Finals held in Athlone on Saturday, Thermo King - Ingersol Rand, Galway was the overall winner in the Previous Entrants category.The All Ireland Occupational Safety Quiz Finals are run jointly by the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) and the Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG). A total of 14 teams competed from all parts of the island of Ireland.
Five people died in workplace incidents in Galway last year, according to figures released this week by the Health and Safety Authority.
Residents in Sandyvale Lawn are up in arms over the perceived failure of Irish Water to take heed of a report by the Galway City Council on the nature of the area's pipe network, and to inform its workers of the potential dangers when installing water meters in what is a wetland area.
Athlone Mental Health Ireland and the Health and Safety Authority have come together in association with the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work to present national mental health and wellbeing in the workplace seminars in October.
A young Aran fisherman has died this week following an accident on board a trawler in Donegal.