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Lough Ree RNLI on emergency duty as vessel runs aground

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Lough Ree RNLI volunteers were called into emergency action as they responded to a call out to four people whose 37 foot boat had become grounded on the Longford shore.

HSA launches online construction safety course for local contractors and self employed

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a short, interactive on-line course titled ‘An Introduction to Construction Safety for Small Contractors and the Self-Employed’.

Avoid a DIY disaster with safety standards this summer

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) is urging DIY enthusiasts and the green-fingered to pay attention to safety standards and not to cut their summer short by falling victim to a nasty injury, or worse.

A career as a driver of chemical and dangerous goods

We are all familiar with oil trucks and vans driving around the countryside. However we may not realise that some trucks are carrying dangerous goods, ie, chemicals, gases, flammable liquids, infectious substances, radioactive material, or corrosive substances. Strict regulations apply to the drivers of these trucks. They must be trained and certified as ADR drivers. ADR is the name given by the EU to the transport of dangerous goods, and these regulations go back as far as 1957.

Thousands of cars deemed too dangerous for road in 2017

Thousands of people are driving vehicles that are not road worthy, putting their lives and those of others at serious risk, new figures reveal.

Commission on Future of Policing to host Galway open evening

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The Commission on the Future of Policing will host an open evening for people in Galway next week, and has invited members of the public, local community groups and interested stakeholders with views on the future of policing to attend.

Commission on Future of Policing holds public meeting in Athlone

Athlone’s Civic Offices hosted an open evening with the Commission on the Future of Policing last Thursday, kicking off a programme of nationwide events designed to allow members of the public, local community groups and other interested stakeholders to have their opinions heard.

Commission on Future of Policing to host open evening

The Commission on the Future of Policing will host its first open evening in Athlone next week, and has invited members of the public, local community groups and interested stakeholders with views on the future of policing to attend.

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.

Success of CCTV schemes in clamping down on rural crime should not be underestimated – Calleary

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo Dara Calleary says the value of community based CCTV schemes cannot be ignored in the debate on the future of these programmes. The Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed that the office will look into concerns which have been raised about the scheme.

 

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