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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.

Safe Pass, manual handling, and health and safety courses at Western Management Centre

In order to work in some areas of industry employees must have specific qualifications. Western Management Centre offers a range of key health and safety courses that are mandatory for anyone wanting to work in a factory, nursing home, building site, warehouse, or as a special needs assistant (SNA).

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.

Carbon monoxide awareness must be 365 days a year — Swanick

Fianna Fáil Seanad spokesperson on Health and Mental Health, Dr Keith Swanick, has called on the leader of the house to arrange a debate on carbon monoxide and related matters where proposals can be examined which would place a much greater onus on landlords and others to ensure safety standards are maintained.

Hidden Hearing’s top hearing tips for Hearing Awareness Week

Almost half a million people in Ireland have some form of hearing loss. More than 2,000 people will get their hearing checked this week during Hearing Awareness Week, organised by hearing healthcare provider Hidden Hearing.

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.

Mayo fire officer issues carbon monoxide warning

Mayo's chief fire officer has issued a warning to householders to protect themselves from the potentially devastating effects of carbon monoxide in their homes.

Galway based audiologist warns that illegal fireworks are a hearing hazard

A leading Galway based audiologist has warned parents of the danger of permanent hearing loss posed by illegal fireworks this Halloween, particularly by bangers which can reach the same dangerous decibel level as a gunshot.

Man who lost limb in farm accident to address seminars on farm health and safety

A Galway farmer who lost a limb in a farm accident will address a series of a seminars on farm health and safety at agricultural and horticultural colleges throughout the country in the next two months.

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