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Motorcyclists urged to bike safe this summer

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are appealing to motorcycle riders to ‘Bike Safe’ in the lead in to the summer months.

AE braking in all new trucks from November

Safety in the truck sector is a top priority, and from November 1 all newly registered trucks over 3.5 tonnes with two or three axles, as well as all new type approvals, will have to be fitted with autonomous emergency braking.

Rise in road fatalities on last year’s figures

There has been an alarming increase in the number of child, cyclist, and pedestrian casualties on Irish roads, according to a review of Ireland’s road safety performance in the first seven months of 2014, published by the Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána.

Forty six people lose their lives due to workplace accidents

Official figures released this week by the Health and Safety Authority, show that there were 46 people killed in work-related accidents during 2013, compared to 48 in 2012.

Three died in workplace accidents in Galway last year

Three people lost their lives in workplace accidents in Galway last year, according to official figures released this week from the Health and Safety Authority.

Forty six people lose their lives due to workplace accidents

Official figures released this week by the Health and Safety Authority, show that there were 46 people killed in work-related accidents during 2013, compared to 48 in 2012.

Christmas road safety campaign targets high number of head injuries

This year’s Christmas and New Year Road Safety Campaign has been launched with the focus on serious head injuries as a result of road collisions.

€3.9m awarded in respect of 165 claims in Mayo

There were 165 compensation awards in Mayo in 2012 for road accidents with the total compensation in the county for 2012 being €3.9m, according to the Injuries Board. The Injuries Board received three claims for fatal accidents last year from claimants in the Mayo region.

Animal attacks are leading cause of injuries in farm accidents

Animal attacks are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injury in accidents on Irish farms, a new study which was carried out by researchers at Mayo General Hospital has suggested. The study examined all farm-related morbidity and mortality presenting to the hospital between 2005 and 2011. The research found that there was a total of seven deaths as direct result of farm accidents in that time period.

One workplace death in Mayo in 2012

Official figures released yesterday (Thursday, January 3) by the Health and Safety Authority show that there was a 13 per cent reduction in the number of workplace deaths during 2012. There were 47 people killed in workplace accidents last year compared to 54 in 2011 with just one occurring in County Mayo.

 

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